Conn. Agencies Regs. § 8-37ee-1 - Definitions

Current through March 4, 2022

The following definitions apply to Section 8-37ee-1 through Section 8-37ee-17 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies:

(1) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of the State of Connecticut Department of Housing.
(2) "Compliance Meeting" means a meeting held by the department for those recipients who fail to comply with their approved affirmative fair housing marketing plan.
(3) "Department" means the State of Connecticut Department of Housing.
(4) "Family" means a household consisting of one or more persons.
(5) "Income Group" means one of the following household groups, adjusted by family size and based on the appropriate area median income established by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development:
(1) households with incomes twenty-five per cent (25%) or less of the area median income;
(2) households with incomes more than twenty five per cent (25%) but not more than fifty percent (50%) of the area median income;
(3) households with incomes more than fifty per cent (50%) but not more than eighty percent (80%) of the area median income;
(4) households with incomes more than eighty per cent of the area median income but not more than one hundred percent (100%) of the area median income; and
(5) households with incomes more than one hundred per cent of the area median income.
(6) "Least Likely to Apply" means those persons who, in the main, do not live in the area of the development because of racial or ethnic patterns, perceived community attitudes, price or other factor, and thus need additional outreach to inform them of their opportunity to live in the development. With regards to race, in predominantly white areas, these shall be minority groups; in predominantly minority areas, these shall be white groups.
(7) "Minority" means those persons identified in Section 8-37ee-1(h) subsections (b) through (g).
(8) "Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area or Metropolitan Statistical Area" means areas as defined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. These areas are: Bridgeport-Milford, Bristol, Danbury, Hartford, Middletown, New Britain, New Haven-Meriden, New London-Norwich, Norwalk, Stamford, and Waterbury.
(9) "Race or Ethnic Group" means
(a) White (not of Hispanic origin) persons with origins in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East such as Canadians, Italians, Arabs, and so forth;
(b) Black (not of Hispanic origin) persons with origins in Africa such as Black Puerto Ricans, Jamaicans, Nigerians, Haitians, and so forth and who may identify themselves as "Black" or "Negro" or "African-American;"
(c) American Indian persons with origins in American Indian tribes such as Canadian Indians, Spanish American Indians, and French-American Indians;
(d) Eskimo persons with origins in North America such as Arctic Slop and Yupik;
(e) Aleut persons with origins in the Americas such as Alutiqs and Egegiks;
(f) Asian or Pacific Islander persons with origins in Asia and the Pacific Islands including Chinese, Filipinos, Japanese, Asian Indians, Koreans, Vietnamese, Samoans, Hawaiians, and so forth;
(g) Hispanic persons with origins in Spain, Central or South America, Mexico, the Dominican Republic or Puerto Rico who may identify themselves as "Spanish," Hispanic," "Latino," "Mexican" or others.
(10) "Recipient" means a person, organization or individual who applies or may receive state financial assistance from the department.
(11) "Resident" means a person who lives or works in the town where the development is located. Durational residency requirements are not permitted.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 8-37ee-1
Effective February 2, 1994

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