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

Current through March 4, 2022

The following Definitions apply to Section 8-37y-1 through 8-37y-13 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies.

(1) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Housing.
(2) "Department" means the Connecticut Department of Housing.
(3) "Eligible developer" or "developer" means:
(A) a housing authority established in accordance with the requirements of section 8-40 of the Connecticut General Statutes; or
(B) a nonprofit corporation incorporated pursuant to Chapter 600 of the Connecticut General Statutes, having as one of its purposes the construction, rehabilitation, ownership or operation of housing and having articles of incorporation approved by the Commissioner; or
(C) a municipal developer, which means a municipality which has not declared by resolution a need for a housing authority pursuant to Section 8-40 of the Connecticut General Statutes, acting by and through its legislative body, except that in any town in which a town meeting or representative town meeting is the legislative body, "municipal developer" means the Board of Selectmen if such board is authorized to act as a municipal developer by the town meeting or representative town meeting; or
(D) a community housing development organization (CHDO) which means a nonprofit corporation as defined pursuant to the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990; or
(E) a community housing development corporation (CHDC) incorporated and organized pursuant to the requirements of Section 8-217 of the Connecticut General Statutes, having as one of its purposes the financing, acquisition, construction or rehabilitation of housing, and having articles of incorporation approved by the Commissioner.
(4) "Exchange" means the mutual transfer of interests in real property, simultaneously and each in consideration of the other.
(5) "Family" means a household consisting of one or more persons.
(6) "Federal property" means any property owned by the federal government that is made available to the Department, including but not limited to excess real property acquired by the federal government for highway construction.
(7) "Housing development" or "development" means any work or undertaking, which may include acquisition of property, to provide decent, safe and sanitary dwelling units for families of low and moderate income.
(8) "Low income family" means persons and families whose income does not exceed eighty percent (80%) of the area median income, adjusted for family size, as determined, from time to time, by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
(9) "Land trust" means a property ownership arrangement whereby the developer, as trustee, holds legal and equitable title to surplus real property subject to an obligation to keep or use the property for the benefit of homeless persons, or persons or families of low and moderate income.
(10) "Moderate income family" means persons and families whose income does not exceed one hundred percent (100%) of the area median income, adjusted for family size, as determined, from time to time, by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. However, homeownership income limits shall be determined in accordance with the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority's guidelines.
(11) "Municipal approval" means approval by the governing body of the municipality where the property is located.
(12) "Property" or "Real property" means any real property as defined in Section 8-39(n) of the Connecticut General Statutes, which is under the custody and control of the Department of Housing, pursuant to the requirements of Section 4b-21 and Section 8-37y of the Connecticut General Statutes or which is exchanged for property under the custody and control of the Department of Housing.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 8-37y-1
Effective November 26, 1993

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