2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 44 - Department of Housing and Urban Development
Sec. 3543 - Preventing fraud and abuse in Department of Housing and Urban Development programs

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 3543 (2016)
Section Name

§3543. Preventing fraud and abuse in Department of Housing and Urban Development programs

Section Text

(a) Disclosure of social security account number

As a condition of initial or continuing eligibility for participation in any program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development involving loans, grants, interest or rental assistance of any kind, or mortgage or loan insurance, and to ensure that the level of benefits provided under such programs is proper, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development may require that an applicant or participant (including members of the household of an applicant or participant) disclose his or her social security account number or employer identification number to the Secretary.

(b) Definitions

For purposes of this section, the terms "applicant" and "participant" shall have such meanings as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development by regulation shall prescribe. Such terms shall not include persons whose involvement is only in their official capacity, such as State or local government officials or officers of lending institutions.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 100–242, title I, §165, Feb. 5, 1988, 101 Stat. 1864.)

Editorial Notes

CODIFICATION

Section was enacted as part of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987, and not as part of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act which comprises this chapter.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 44 - DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Sec. 3543 - Preventing fraud and abuse in Department of Housing and Urban Development programs
Contains section 3543
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large Reference 101 Stat. 1864
Public Law References Public Law 100-242
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