42 U.S.C. § 12703 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 42. The Public Health and Welfare § 12703. Purposes of Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act

The purposes of this Act are--

 to help families not owning a home to save for a down payment for the purchase of a home;

 to retain wherever feasible as housing affordable to low-income families those dwelling units produced for such purpose with Federal assistance;

 to extend and strengthen partnerships among all levels of government and the private sector, including for-profit and nonprofit organizations, in the production and operation of housing affordable to low-income and moderate-income families;

 to expand and improve Federal rental assistance for very low-income families;  and

 to increase the supply of supportive housing, which combines structural features and services needed to enable persons with special needs to live with dignity and independence.

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