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4 Document(s) [ Subject: Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation ]

Committee: Senate Intergovernmental Relations
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report, 77th Legislature / Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.
Subjects: Affordable housing | Building codes | Competitive bidding | Councils of government | County government | Criminal Justice, Texas Department of | Design/build process | Housing and Community Affairs, Texas Department of | Municipal annexation | Municipalities | Real estate development | State government contracts | Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation | Transportation, Texas Department of |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 l786
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [262 pages  File size: 7,243 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Evaluate the potential benefits offered through the "design-build" form of bidding, which allows engineers, architects, and builders to form teams and bid on state projects in contrast to the current method which mandates that each entity bid separately. The Committee shall compare the State of Texas practices to other states and to the private sector and evaluate the "design-build" option as it relates to buildings, roads, and other publicly funded projects.
2. Study the funding and expenditures of Councils of Government (COGs) and examine the changing relationship between COGs and the state and federal governments since 1982. The Committee shall monitor the compliance by COGS regarding publication of financial statements, as referenced in the General Appropriations Bill, HB 1, 76th Legislature, Regular Session.
3. Review the statutory authority granted to local governments to regulate the development of residential subdivisions. The Committee shall identify conflicting provisions and make recommendations to clarify existing statutes.
4. Monitor the implementation of SB 89, 76th Legislature, Regular Session relating to municipal annexation.
5. Examine the powers, functions and programs administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) and the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation (TSAHC). The committee's report will assess the methodology used in allocating the various housing funds and resources, including the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program and the Housing Trust Fund, and the compliance by the agency with that methodology, and address whether the programs administered by TDHCA and the TSAHC meet the affordable housing demands of targeted population groups throughout the State of Texas.
Committee: House Urban Affairs
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Urban Affairs, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2000 : a report to the House of Representatives, 77th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Affordable housing | Building codes | Firefighters | Housing and Community Affairs, Texas Department of | Manufactured housing | Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation | Volunteer workers |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 ur1
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [166 pages  File size: 7,699 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the needs of volunteer fire departments, and evaluate their capacity to fulfill their mission of protecting the public.
2. Review the data used by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to make decisions affecting affordable housing. Determine the adequacy of the data as it relates to the scope, timeliness, and accuracy of information.
3. Assess the advantages and disadvantages of manufactured housing as one means to alleviate affordable housing deficits.
4. Conduct active oversight of the agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.
Committee: Senate Housing, Interim
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Senate Interim Committee on Housing report to the 76th Legislature.
Subjects: Affordable housing | Housing and Community Affairs, Texas Department of | Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation |
Library Call Number: L1836.75 h817
Session: 75th R.S. (1997)
Online version: View report [69 pages  File size: 3,547 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Monitor the implementation of the provisions of HB 2577, 75th Legislature, Regular Session, passed by the Legislature during the 1997 regular session, regarding affordable housing for Texans, and, if necessary, make recommendations for further legislative or regulatory action.
2. Assess the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs' and the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation's effectiveness in serving individuals and families of low and very low income and families of moderate income.
3. Study the operation and administration of the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation's mortgage banking activities and lending transactions, and consider whether further legislative action is needed.
4. Monitor the developments in federal legislation to transfer responsibility for federal housing programs to Texas. The Committee should evaluate the devolution of federal dollars to the state and make recommendations, if necessary, for legislative or regulatory action.
Committee: House Urban Affairs
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Urban Affairs, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1998 : a report to the House of Representatives, 76th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Affordable housing | Colonias | Housing and Community Affairs, Texas Department of | Municipalities | Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation | Year 2000 computer problem |
Library Call Number: L1836.75 ur1
Session: 75th R.S. (1997)
Online version: View report [116 pages  File size: 5,220 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Assess the preparedness of city governments, especially small and mid-size cities, to deal with the Year 2000 computer problems.
2. Determine the effects of the 75th Legislature's failure to pass legislation validating the acts of city governments.
3. Continue the Committee's review of housing issues and programs. The review should include (but not limited to): (1) the procedures for awarding low-income housing tax credits, compared and contrasted with the procedures for awarding state bond activity cap for housing (2) the state's efforts to improve housing conditions for colonias residents; (3) tenant services and housing for special populations; (4) methods by which the state can serve individuals and families earning less than 30% of AMFI; and (5) implentation of HB 2577, 75th Legislature, Regular Session.
4. Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.

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