Section was enacted as part of the Housing Act of 1954, and not as part of the National Housing Act which comprises this chapter.
1967—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 90–19 substituted “Secretary of Housing and Urban Development” and “Secretary” for “Federal Housing Commissioner” and “Commissioner”, respectively.
1958—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 85–857 struck out provisions that related to Administrator of Veterans’ Affairs and to mortgages guaranteed by him.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 85–857 struck out provisions that related to Administrator of Veterans’ Affairs.
Amendment by Pub. L. 85–857 effective Jan. 1, 1959, see section 2 of Pub. L. 85–857, set out as an Effective Date note preceding part 1 of Title 38, Veterans’ Benefits.
Pub. L. 102–550, title V, § 514, Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 3789, directed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to conduct a study of home and builder’s warranties and protection plans regarding construction of, and materials used in, 1- to 4-family dwellings subject to mortgages insured under title II of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1707 et seq.), and submit a report to Congress regarding findings of the study and any recommendations of the Secretary resulting from the study, not later than the expiration of the 12-month period beginning on Oct. 28, 1992.