24 CFR 291.535 - Earnest money deposit.

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§ 291.535 Earnest money deposit.

(a) General. The earnest money deposit is the sum of money that must be paid by the law enforcement officer, teacher, or firefighter/emergency medical technician at the time of submitting a bid to purchase a property under the GNND Sales Program. Each bid must be accompanied by a certification from the real estate broker that the earnest money deposit has been deposited in the broker's escrow account.

(b) Amount of earnest money deposit. The amount of the earnest money deposit required is an amount equal to one percent of the list price, but no less than $500 and no more than $2,000.

(c) Acceptance or rejection of offer. If an offer is accepted, the earnest money deposit will be credited to the purchaser at closing. If the offer is rejected, the earnest money deposit will be returned. Earnest money deposits are subject to total forfeiture for failure of the participant to close a sale.

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 12 - BANKS AND BANKING

§ 1701 - Short title

§ 1701a - Short title of amendment of 1938

§ 1701b - Short title of amendment of 1942

§ 1701c - Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

§ 1701c-1

§ 1701d - Repealed. Pub. L. 89–554, § 8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 655

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§ 1701d-4

§ 1701e, 1701f - Repealed. Pub. L. 91–609, title V, § 503(1), Dec. 31, 1970, 84 Stat. 1785

§ 1701f-1

§ 1701g to 1701g–3 - Omitted

§ 1701g-4

§ 1701g-5

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§ 1701h - Advisory committees; payment of transportation and other expenses

§ 1701h-1

§ 1701i, 1701i–1 - Omitted

§ 1701j - Repealed. Aug. 2, 1954, ch. 649, title VIII, § 813, 68 Stat. 647

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§ 1701k - Right to redeem property on which United States has lien

§ 1701l - Limitation on interest rates of insured mortgages; terms of sales

§ 1701l-1

§ 1701m - Credit and cancellation of notes transferred from Reconstruction Finance Corporation; net loss computation

§ 1701n - Reduction of vulnerability of congested urban areas to enemy attack

§ 1701o - Annual report of Secretary

§ 1701p - Contents of report to President and Congress

§ 1701p-1

§ 1701p-2

§ 1701q - Supportive housing for the elderly

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§ 1701r - Congressional findings respecting housing for senior citizens

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§ 1701s - Rent supplement payments for qualified lower income families

§ 1701t - Congressional affirmation of national goal of decent homes and suitable living environment for American families

§ 1701u - Economic opportunities for low- and very low-income persons

§ 1701v - Congressional findings and declaration for improved architectural design in Government housing programs

§ 1701w - Budget, debt management, and related counseling services for mortgagors; authorization of appropriations

§ 1701x - Assistance with respect to housing for low- and moderate-income families

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§ 1701y - National Homeownership Foundation

§ 1701z - New technologies in the development of housing for lower income families

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§ 1709 - Insurance of mortgages

§ 1715b - Rules and regulations

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U.S. Code: Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

Title 24 published on 2015-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 24 CFR Part 291 after this date.

  • 2015-10-02; vol. 80 # 191 - Friday, October 2, 2015
    1. 80 FR 59690 - Disposition of HUD-Acquired Single Family Properties; Updating HUD's Single Family Property Disposition Regulations
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, HUD, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner
      Proposed rule.
      Comment Due Date: December 1, 2015.
      24 CFR Part 291