H.R.1702 - Shelter, Land, and Urban Management (SLUM) Assistance Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.R.1702 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Introduced in House (03/25/2009)
Shelter, Land, and Urban Management (SLUM) Assistance Act of 2009 - Directs the President, through the Secretary of State and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to develop a strategy to provide affordable housing and sustainable urban development in developing countries.
Authorizes the President to provide technical assistance and financial support to developing countries for: (1) basic shelter and affordable housing, particularly for residents of impoverished urban areas; (2) safe water, sanitation, and solid waste removal services; (3) real property use and ownership rights; and (4) governmental urban planning.