24 CFR § 5.504 - Definitions.
(a) The definitions 1937 Act, HUD, Public Housing Agency (PHA), and Section 8 are defined in subpart A of this part.
(b) As used in this subpart E:
Evidence of citizenship or eligible status means the documents which must be submitted to evidence citizenship or eligible immigration status. (See § 5.508(b).)
Family has the same meaning as provided in the program regulations of the relevant Section 214 covered program.
Housing covered programs means the following programs administered by the Assistant Secretary for Housing:
INS means the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service.
Mixed family means a family whose members include those with citizenship or eligible immigration status, and those without citizenship or eligible immigration status.
National means a person who owes permanent allegiance to the United States, for example, as a result of birth in a United States territory or possession.
Project owner means the person or entity that owns the housing project containing the assisted dwelling unit.
Public Housing covered programs means the public housing programs administered by the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing under title I of the 1937 Act. This definition does not encompass HUD's Indian Housing programs administered under title II of the 1937 Act. Further, this term does not include those programs providing assistance under section 8 of the 1937 Act. (See definition of “Section 8 Covered Programs” in this section.)
Responsible entity means the person or entity responsible for administering the restrictions on providing assistance to noncitizens with ineligible immigrations status. The entity responsible for administering the restrictions on providing assistance to noncitizens with ineligible immigration status under the various covered programs is as follows:
(1) For the Section 235 Program, the mortgagee.
(3) For all other Section 8 programs, the Section 236 Program, and the Rent Supplement Program, the owner.
Section 8 covered programs means all HUD programs which assist housing under Section 8 of the 1937 Act, including Section 8-assisted housing for which loans are made under section 202 of the Housing Act of 1959.