Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (NAHA)

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NAHA created programs in 1990 to empower low income people through a variety of economic incentives, low-income homeownrship opportunities and other housing and economic development programs. It established the HOME block grant program. It also created the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), Shelter Plus Care, Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly, Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities and HOPE programs.

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