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[82 STAT. 603]
[82 STAT. 603]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

82 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 90-44S-AUG. 1, 1968

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URBAN RENEWAL DEMONSTRATION GRANT PROGRAM

SEC. 1702. (a) Section 314(a) of the Housing Act of 1954 is,^%ll%\^_^ amended— 42 USC 1452a. (1) by striking out in the first sentence "to public bodies, including cities and other political subdivision," and inserting in lieu thereof "to public bodies (including cities and other political subdivisions) and nonprofit organizations,"; (2) by inserting after the first sentence the following: " I n the case of any such grant to a nonprofit organization, the Secretary shall require that the assisted activities and undertakings are not inconsistent with the program of the local public agency."; and (3) by striking out m the second sentence "No such grant shall exceed two-thirds of the cost, as determined or estimated by said Secretary, of such activities or undertakings," and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "No such grant shall exceed 90 per centum of the cost, as determined or estimated by the Secretary, of the assisted activities or undertakings,". (b) Section 314(c) of such Act is amended by striking out "$10,000,000" and inserting in lieu thereof "$20,000,000". AUTHORIZATION FOR URBAN INFORMATION AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES PROGRAM

SEC. 1703. (a) The first sentence of section 906 of the Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act of 1966 is amended by striking out "and not to exceed $5,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1968" and inserting in lieu thereof "not to exceed $5,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1968 and 1969, and not to exceed $15,000,000 for fiscal year 1970". (b) The second sentence of section 906 of such Act is amended to read as follows: "Any amounts appropriated under this section shall remain available until expended, and any amounts authorized for any fiscal year under this section but not appropriated may be appropriated for any succeeding fiscal year commencing prior to July 1, 1970."

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ADVANCES I N TECHNOLOGY I N HOUSING AND URBAN DEVEL0P3IENT

SEC. 1704. (a) Section 1010(d) of the Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act of 1966 is amended by inserting before '^^ '^sc 3372. the period at the end of the first sentence the following: ", and not to exceed such sums for subsequent fiscal years as may be necessary". (b) Section 1010(c) of such Act is amended by striking out "two years" in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof "four years". (c) Section 1010(a) of such Act is amended— (1) by striking out "and" at the end of paragraph (1); (2) by striking out the period at the end of paragraph (2) and inserting in lieu thereof "; and"; and (3) by adding after paragraph (2) a new paragraph as follows: "(3) require, to the greatest extent feasible, the employment of new and improved technology, techniques, materials, and methods in housing construction, rehabilitation, and maintenance under programs administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development with a view to reducing the cost of such construction, rehabilitation, and maintenance, and stimulating the increased and sustained production of housing under such programs."