12 U.S. Code § 4146. Definitions

For purposes of this subchapter
(1) the term “community-based nonprofit housing developer” means a nonprofit community development corporation that—
(A)
has been classified by the Internal Revenue Service as an exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of title 26;
(B)
has been in existence for at least 2 years prior to the date of the grant application;
(C)
has a record of service to low- and moderate-income people in the community in which the project is located;
(D)
is organized at the neighborhood, city, county or multi-county level; and
(E)
in the case of a corporation acquiring eligible housing under subchapter I of this chapter, agrees to form a purchaser entity that conforms to the definition of a community-based nonprofit organization under such subchapter and agrees to use its best efforts to secure majority tenant consent to the acquisition of the project for which grant assistance is requested; and