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105 STAT. 270 PUBLIC LAW 102-54—JUNE 13, 1991 transitional housing and to protect the interests of the United States. (f) CONDITIONS. —A residence may be operated as transitional housing for veterans described in subsection (b) under the following conditions: (1) Only veterans described in such subsection and a house manager may reside in the residence. (2) Each resident, other than the house manager, shall pay rent for the period of residence in such housing. (3) In the establishment and operation of housing under this section, the Secretary shall consult with appropriate representatives of the community in which the housing is established and shall comply with zoning requirements, building permit requirements, and other similar requirements applicable to other real property used for similar purposes in the community. (4) The residence shall meet State and community fire and safety requirements applicable to other real property used for similar purposes in the community in which the transitional housing is located, but fire and safety requirements applicable to buildings of the Federal Government shall not apply to such property. (g) HOUSE MANAGERS.—The Secretary shall prescribe the qualifications for house managers for transitional housing units operated under this section. The Secretary may provide for free room and subsistence for house managers in addition to, or instead of payment of, a fee for such services. (h) SOURCES OF HOUSING. —(1) The Secretary may operate as transitional housing under this section— (A) any suitable residential property acquired by the Secretary as the result of a default on a lo£m made, guaranteed, or insured under chapter 37 of title 38, United States Code; and (B) any other suitable residential property purchased, leased, or otherwise acquired by the Secretary. (2) In the case of any property referred to in paragraph (1)(A), the Secretary shall— (A) trcmsfer administrative jurisdiction over such property within the Department from the Veterans Benefits Administration to the Veterans Health Services and Research Administration; and (B) transfer from the General Post Fund of the Department of Veterans Affairs to the Loan Guaranty Revolving Fund under chapter 37 of title 38, United States Code, an amount, not to exceed the amount the Secretary paid for the property, representing the amount the Secretary considers could be obtained by sale of such property to a nonprofit organization or a State for use £U3 a shelter for homeless veterans. (3) In the case of any residential property obtained by the Secretary from the Department of Housing and Urban Development under this section, the amount paid by the Secretary to that Department for that property may not exceed the amount that the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development would charge for the sale of that property to a nonprofit organization or a State for use as a shelter for homeless persons. Fundfe for such charge shall be derived from the General Post Fund.