(a) A loan guaranteed under this part may only be made for one to four-family dwellings that are standard housing, in accordance with paragraph (b), of this section. The housing must be located on Hawaiian Home Lands for which a housing plan that provides for the use of loan guarantees under this part has been submitted and approved under part 1006 of this chapter.
(b) Standard housing must meet housing safety and quality standards that:
(1) Provide sufficient flexibility to permit the use of various designs and materials; and
(2) Require each dwelling unit to:
(i) Be decent, safe, sanitary, and modest in size and design;
(ii) Conform with applicable general construction standards for the region in which the housing is located;
(iii) Contain a plumbing system that:
(A) Uses a properly installed system of piping;
(B) Includes a kitchen sink and a partitional bathroom with lavatory, toilet, and bath or shower; and
(C) Uses water supply, plumbing, and sewage disposal systems that conform to any minimum standards established by the applicable county or State;
(iv) Contain an electrical system using wiring and equipment properly installed to safely supply electrical energy for adequate lighting and for operation of appliances that conforms to any appropriate county, State, or national code;
(v) Be not less than the size provided under the applicable locally adopted standards for size of dwelling units, except that HUD, upon request of the DHHL may waive the size requirements under this paragraph; and
(vi) Conform with the energy performance requirements for new construction established by HUD under section 526(a) of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C.A. 1735f-4), unless HUD determines that the requirements are not applicable.
(c) The relevant requirements of the Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act (42 U.S.C. 4821-484 6), the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 4851-485 6), and implementing regulations at part 35, subparts A, B, and R of this title and §§ 200.805 and 200.810 of this title apply to housing eligible for a loan guaranteed under this part.
(d) Housing that meets the minimum property standards for Section 247 mortgage insurance (12 U.S.C. 1715z-12) is deemed to meet the required housing safety and quality standards.
[67 FR 40776, June 13, 2002, as amended at 68 FR 66985, Nov. 28, 2003]
Title 24 published on 2012-04-01
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