42 U.S. Code § 12713 - Eligibility under first-time homebuyer programs
(a) Eligibility of displaced homemakers and single parents for Federal assistance for first-time homebuyers
(1) Displaced homemakers
No individual who is a displaced homemaker may be denied eligibility under any Federal program to assist first-time homebuyers on the basis that the individual, while a homemaker, owned a home with his or her spouse or resided in a home owned by the spouse.
For purposes of this section:
(1) Displaced homemaker
The term “displaced homemaker” means an individual who—
(B) has not worked full-time, full-year in the labor force for a number of years but has, during such years, worked primarily without remuneration to care for the home and family; and
(2) First-time homebuyer
The term “first-time homebuyer” means an individual who has never, or has not during a specified period of time, had any present ownership interest in a principal residence.
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