Conn. Agencies Regs. § 8-336f-1 - Definitions

Current through March 4, 2022

The following definitions apply to Sections 8-336f-1 through Sections 8-336f-6 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies:

(a) "Activity" means any task, project or development that is initiated or sponsored by a local housing partnership that will result in the creation of additional affordable housing in the community. An activity may include the acquisition of property, infrastructure and site improvements, new construction or the rehabilitation of existing buildings, code enforcement measures, revisions to municipal building processes or land use regulations, physical design studies, or any other activity that the Commissioner may approve that is consistent with Section 1 (d) of P.A. 88-305.
(b) "Affordable housing" means housing including utility costs, for which persons and families pay thirty percent or less of their annual income, where such income is less than or equal to the area median income for the municipality in which such housing is located, as determined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
(c) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Housing.
(d) "Department" means the Connecticut Department of Housing.
(e) "Family" means a household consisting of one or more persons.
(f) "Local Housing Partnership" or "Partnership" means a local committee or task force formed by the chief elected official of a municipality pursuant to Public Act 88-305 to develop ways to increase the supply and availability of affordable housing in that municipality.
(g) "Municipality" means any city, or town.
(h) "Chief elected official" means the highest ranking elected town official. If there is no one person functioning in that capacity, then the town or city council or comparable body, or its chairperson or appointee, as appropriate, shall act in that capacity. For purposes of serving on the housing partnership, if there is no one official, the council, board or body must designate a representative to serve.


Conn. Agencies Regs. § 8-336f-1
Effective September 26, 1989

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