24 CFR § 891.500 - Purpose and policy.
(a) Purpose. The program under subpart E of this part provides direct Federal loans under section 202 of the Housing Act of 1959 (42 U.S.C. 1701q) for housing projects serving elderly or handicapped families and individuals. The housing projects shall provide the necessary services for the occupants which may include, but are not limited to: Health, continuing education, welfare, informational, recreational, homemaking, meal and nutritional services, counseling, and referral services, as well as transportation where necessary to facilitate access to these services.
(b) General policy. A loan made under subpart E of this part shall be used to finance the construction or the substantial rehabilitation of projects for elderly or handicapped families, or for the acquisition with or without moderate rehabilitation of existing housing and related facilities for group homes for nonelderly handicapped individuals.
(c) Applicability. Subpart E of this part applies to all fund reservations made before October 1, 1990, except for loans not initially closed that were converted to capital advances. Specifically, § 891.520 through 891.650 of subpart E apply to projects for elderly or handicapped families that received reservations under section 202 of the Housing Act of 1959 (12 U.S.C. 1701q) and housing assistance under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437 et seq). Sections 891.655 through 891.790 of subpart E apply to projects for nonelderly handicapped families receiving reservations under section 202 and project assistance payments under section 202(h) of the Housing Act of 1959.