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105 STAT. 758 PUBLIC LAW 102-139—OCT. 28, 1991 Iowa. Homeless. 42 USC 1436c. Regulations. Effective date. 42 USC 1436c. 42 USC 1436c. 42 USC 1436c. 42 USC 1436c. Government for the outstanding principal balance on such loan, for the amount of accrued interest on such loan, and for any other fees and charges payable in connection with such loan. The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall transfer title to the repossessed property known as the Roosevelt Homes Project (No. 074-84006) located in Davenport, Iowa, to a nonprofit organization. Such property shall be used only for the provision of an integrated program of shelter and social services to the homeless, or for other nonprofit uses, for a period of not less than twenty years following the date of the transfer. Use of the transferred property before the expiration of the twenty-year period following the date of the transfer for any purpose other than those described herein shall cause title to revert back to the Secretary bf Housing and Urban Development. The nonprofit organization selected by the Department shall have the right to use or not use the section 8 certificates attached to the property. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, housing assistance payments in the amount of $896,000 made available under the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1990 (Public Law 101-144X for project-based assistance under the section 8 existing housing certificate program (42 U.S.C. 1437f) for the Ganado Acres project, shall be for a term beginning on December 1, 1989. Hereafter, notwithstanding any other provision of State or Federal law, regulation or other requirement, any public housing agency or Indian housing authority that purchases any line of insurance from a nonprofit insurance entity, owned and controlled by public housing agencies or Indian housing authorities, and approved by the Secretary, may purchase such insurance without regard to competitive procurement. Hereafter, the Secretary shall establish standards as set forth herein, by regulation, adopted after notice and comment rulemaking pursuant to the Administrative Procedures Act, which will become effective not later than one year from the effective date of this Act. Hereafter, in establishing standards for approval of such nonprofit insurance entities, the Secretary shall be assured that such entities have sufficient surplus capital to meet reasonably expected losses, reliable accounting systems, sound actuarial projections, and employees experienced in the insurance industry. The Secretary shall not place restrictions on the investment of funds of any such entity that is regulated by the insurance department of any State that describes the types of investments insurance companies licensed in such State may make. With regard to such entities that are not so regulated, the Secretary shall establish investment guidelines that are comparable to State law regulating the investments of insurance companies. Hereafter, the Secretary shall not approve additional nonprofit insurance entities until such standards have become final, nor shall the Secretary revoke the approval of any nonprofit insurance entity previously approved by the Department unless for cause and after a due process hearing. Hereafter, until the Department of Housing and Urban Development has adopted regulations specifying the nature and quality of insurance covering the potential personal injury liability exposure of public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities (and their contractors, including architectural and engineering services) as a result of testing and abatement of lead-based paint in federally