Participant. Except as excluded pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 3543 and 3544(a)(2), this term has the following meaning:
(1) For any program under 24 CFR part 891, or Section 8 of the 1937 Act: A family receiving rental assistance under the program;
(2) For the public housing program: A family or individual that is assisted under the program;
(3) For 24 CFR parts 215, 221, 236, and 290: A tenant or qualified tenant under any of the programs; and
(4) For 24 CFR part 235: A homeowner or a cooperative member receiving homeownership assistance.
24 CFR § 5.214
In addition to the definitions in 5.100, the following definitions apply to this subpart B: