38 U.S. Code § 2052 - Requirements
(a) A loan referred to in section 2051 of this title meets the requirements of this subchapter if each of the following requirements is met:
(1) The loan—
(A) is for—
construction of, rehabilitation of, or acquisition of land for a multifamily transitional housing project described in subsection (b), or more than one of such purposes; or
(B) may also include additional reasonable amounts for—
The loan is made in connection with funding or the provision of substantial property or services for such project by either a State or local government or a nongovernmental entity, or both.
(3) The maximum loan amount does not exceed the lesser of—
that amount generally approved (utilizing prudent underwriting principles) in the consideration and approval of projects of similar nature and risk so as to assure repayment of the loan obligation; and
The loan is of sound value, taking into account the creditworthiness of the entity (and the individual members of the entity) applying for such loan.
The loan is subject to such terms and conditions as the Secretary determines are reasonable, taking into account other housing projects with similarities in size, location, population, and services provided.
(b) For purposes of this subchapter, a multifamily transitional housing project referred to in subsection (a)(1) is a project that—
provides supportive services and counselling services (including job counselling) at the project site with the goal of making such veterans self-sufficient;
requires that each such veteran seek to obtain and maintain employment;
(c) Such a project—
may include space for neighborhood retail services, other commercial activities, or job training programs; and
(2) may provide transitional housing to veterans who are not homeless and to homeless individuals who are not veterans if—
(d) In determining whether to guarantee a loan under this subchapter, the Secretary shall consider—
the availability of Department of Veterans Affairs medical services to residents of the multifamily transitional housing project; and
References in Text
2004—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 108–454 substituted “services, other commercial activities,” for “services”.
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