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104 STAT. 4698 PUBLIC LAW 101-645—NOV. 29, 1990 Government contracts. provision of rental housing assistance under section 202 of the Housing Act of 1959 in fiscal year 1991 or section 811 of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act in fiscal year 1992 for very low-income eligible persons. The contract between the Secretary and the recipient shall require the recipient to enter into contracts with owners or lessors of housing meeting the requirements of section 202 or section 811 for the purpose of providing such rental housing assistance. "SEC. 462. AMOUNT OF ASSISTANCE. "The contract with a recipient of assistance under this part shall be for a term of 5 years. Each contract shall provide that the recipient shall receive aggregate amounts not to exceed the appropriate existing housing fair market rent limitation under section 8(c) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 in effect at the time the application is approved. Each recipient shall ensure that the assistance provided by the Secretary, and any amounts provided from other sources, are managed so that the housing assistance described in the application is provided for the full term of the assistance. "SEC. 463. HOUSING STANDARDS AND RENT REASONABLENESS. "(a) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary shall require that (1) the recipient inspect each unit before any assistance may be provided to or on behalf of the person to determine that the occupancy charge for the housing being or to be provided is reasonable and that each unit meets housing standards established by the Secretary for the purpose of this part, and (2) the recipient make at least annual inspections of each unit during the contract term. "0)) PROHIBITION.—No assistance may be provided for a dwelling unit (1) for which the occupancy charge is not reasonable, or (2) which fails to meet the housing standards, unless the owner or lessor, as the case may be, promptly corrects the deficiency and the recipient verifies the correction. "SEC. 464. ADMINISTRATIVE FEES. "From amounts made available under appropriations Acts, the Secretary shall make amounts available to pay the nonprofit entity that is the owner or lessor of the housing assisted under this part an administrative fee in an amount determined appropriate by the Secretary for the costs of administering the housing assistance. Subtitle E—Miscellaneous Regulations. "SEC. 471. ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW. "The provisions of, and the regulations and procedures applicable under, section 104(g) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 shall apply to sissistance and projects under this title.". OJ) IMPLEMENTATION. — Not later than 180 days after the date funds authorized under section 439 of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, as amended by this section, first become available for obligation, the Secretary shall by notice establish such requirements as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of subtitle D of title IV of that Act. Such requirements shall be subject to section 553 of title 5, United States Code. The Secretary shall issue regulations based on the initial notice before the expiration of