24 CFR 180.100 - Definitions.
As used in this part:
(a) The terms ALJ, Department, Fair Housing Act, General Counsel, and HUD are defined in 24 CFR part 5, subpart A.
(b) The terms Aggrieved Person, Assistant Secretary, Attorney General, Discriminatory Housing Practice, Person, and State are defined in 24 CFR part 103, subpart A.
(c) Other terms used in this part are defined as follows:
Agency has the same meaning as HUD.
Charge means the statement of facts issued under 24 CFR 103.405 upon which HUD has found reasonable cause to believe that a discriminatory housing practice has occurred or is about to occur.
Complaint means a complaint filed under the statutes covered by this part.
Complainant means the person (including the Assistant Secretary) who filed a complaint under the statutes covered by this part.
Docket Clerk is the docket clerk for HUD's Office of Hearings and Appeals, 451 7th Street, SW., Room B-133, Washington, DC 20410. The telephone number is 202-254-0000 and the facsimile number is 202-619-7304.
Hearing means a trial-type proceeding that involves the submission of evidence, either by oral presentation or written submission, and briefs and oral arguments on the evidence and applicable law.
Intervenor is a person entitled by law or permitted by the ALJ to participate as a party.
Non-Fair Housing Act matters refers to proceedings under this part pursuant to:
Notice of Proposed Adverse Action is the statement of f acts issued pursuant to a non-Fair Housing Act matter upon which HUD has found reason to terminate or refuse to grant or continue Federal financial assistance.
Party is a person who has full participation rights in a proceeding under this part.
Respondent means the person accused of violating one of the statutes covered by this part, including a recipient.
Secretary means the Secretary of HUD, or to the extent of any delegation of authority by the Secretary to act under any of the statutory authorities listed in § 180.105(a), any other HUD official to whom the Secretary may hereafter delegate such authority.