ERIC Number: ED257024
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Apr-11
Reference Count: N/A
Section 202: Present Problems--Proposed Alternatives. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Consumer Interests of the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.
This document contains testimony and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to review program operations of the section 202 Direct Loan Program, a federal housing effort for the elderly and handicapped. Witnesses include the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Multifamily Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); and a panel of witnesses consisting of the chairman of the Housing Committee, American Association of Homes for the Aging; two partners of a Dallas-based consulting firm that specializes in assisting nonprofit sponsors in working with the section 202 program; and the director of housing for the National Council of Senior Citizens. Specific program problems are discussed, HUD's efforts to solve problems are examined, and additional policies that might improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the program are proposed. The effects of federal policy and funding changes are reviewed. A brief overview of how the section 202 program evolved is given, and funding for projects aiding the elderly and the nonelderly handicapped is explained. The appendix contains questions from committee members and answers from the Assistant Secretary of HUD, including a list of section 202 projects canceled since 1980. (NRB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.