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S.386: Rural Educator and American Community Housing Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about housing and community development
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Sponsor Mark Begich, D-Alaska
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Feb. 26, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 26, 2013
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Bill Summary

Rural Educator and American Community Housing Act of 2013 - Amends the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide grants, loan guarantees, or other financial mechanisms to eligible educators, medical providers, and public safety officers to carry out a qualified project in a qualified community.

Defines a "qualified project" as: (1) the construction, modernization, renovation, or repair of qualified housing for such eligible individuals; (2) the payment of interest on bonds or other financing instruments (except refinancing instruments) issued for such activities; or (3) the repayment of a loan used for such construction and so forth, or to purchase or lease real property for qualified housing purposes.

Defines a "qualified community" as any open country, or any place, town, village, or city that is not part of or associated with an urban area and that has a population...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 26, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.