The term “housing assistance” means, with respect to federally assisted housing, the grant, contribution, capital advance, loan, mortgage insurance, or other assistance provided for the housing under the provisions of law referred to in paragraph (2). The term also includes any related assistance provided for the housing by the Secretary, including any rental assistance for low-income occupants.
42 U.S. Code § 13641. Definitions
This title, referred to in text, is title VI of Pub. L. 102–550, Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 3802, which enacted this chapter, amended sections 1437a, 1437c to 1437g, 1437l, 1437o, 1438, 8011 to 8013, 12705, 12901 to 12910, and 12912 of this title and section 1701q of Title 12, Banks and Banking, enacted provisions set out as notes under sections 1437a, 8011, and 12901 of this title and section 1701q of Title 12, and amended provisions set out as a note under section 1701q of Title 12. For complete classification of this title to the Code, see Short Title of 1992 Amendment note set out under section 5301 of this title and Tables.
Section 8013 of this title, referred to in par. (2)(H), was in the original “section 811 of the Cranston-Gonzalez Affording Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 8013)”, and was translated as reading “section 811 of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act”, which is classified to section 8013 of this title, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
2009—Par. (2)(H). Pub. L. 111–8 added subpar. (H).
 See References in Text note below.