42 U.S. Code § 11301 - Findings and purpose
This chapter, referred to in subsec. (b), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 100–77, July 22, 1987, 101 Stat. 482, known as the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out below and Tables.
2004—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 108–199 substituted “the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness” for “an Interagency Council on the Homeless”.
Pub. L. 100–77, title I, § 101(a), July 22, 1987, 101 Stat. 482, as amended by Pub. L. 106–400, § 1, Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1675; Pub. L. 107–110, title X, § 1034(a), Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 2006; Pub. L. 107–116, title VI, § 634(a), Jan. 10, 2002, 115 Stat. 2228, provided that:
Pub. L. 103–120, § 2, Oct. 27, 1993, 107 Stat. 1144, as amended by Pub. L. 104–330, title V, § 506(b), Oct. 26, 1996, 110 Stat. 4045, directed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, through cooperative efforts in partnership with other levels of government and the private sector, including nonprofit organizations, foundations, and communities, to demonstrate methods of undertaking comprehensive strategies for assisting homeless individuals and families (including homeless individuals who have AIDS or who are infected with HIV), through a variety of activities, including the coordination of efforts and the filling of gaps in available services and resources, directed Secretary to provide comprehensive homeless demonstration grants and innovative project funding, and provided for submission of reports and authorization of appropriations, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–120, § 2(g), Oct. 27, 1993, 107 Stat. 1148.
Pub. L. 101–625, title VIII, § 825, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4356, as amended by Pub. L. 102–550, title XIV, § 1412, Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 4039, directed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, not more than 9 months after Oct. 28, 1992, to identify the States and units of general local government using unfit transient facilities as housing for homeless families with children and develop and publish in the Federal Register a strategy to eliminate such use by July 1, 1994, and in developing such strategy, to consult with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, other appropriate Federal officials, appropriate States and units of general local government, major organizations representing homeless persons and other experts.
Pub. L. 100–628, title IV, § 483, Nov. 7, 1988, 102 Stat. 3238, directed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, within 12 months after Nov. 7, 1988, to submit to Congress a report evaluating the impact of local housing rent controls and regulations on rate of homelessness, and on the development, supply, availability, and affordability of housing, in major cities in the United States, with report to include additional specified information.
Pub. L. 100–77, title VI, § 603, July 22, 1987, 101 Stat. 515, directed Secretary of Health and Human Services, not later than 18 months after July 22, 1987, to complete a study with respect to determining extent to which mental health deinstitutionalization policies of States are contributing to problem of homelessness, and submit to Congress the findings made as a result of such study, including any recommendations with respect to administrative and legislative initiatives that could reduce the number of chronically mentally ill individuals who are homeless.