42 U.S. Code § 13641 - Definitions
The terms “elderly family”, “disabled family”, and “near-elderly family” have the meanings given the terms under section 3(b)(3) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 [42 U.S.C. 1437a(b)(3)].
The term “housing assistance” means, with respect to federally assisted housing, the grant, contribution, capital advance, loan, mortgage insurance, or other assistance provided for the housing under the provisions of law referred to in paragraph (2). The term also includes any related assistance provided for the housing by the Secretary, including any rental assistance for low-income occupants.
The term “owner” means, with respect to federally assisted housing, the entity or private person, including a cooperative or public housing agency, that has the legal right to lease or sublease dwelling units in such housing.
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Section 8013 of this title, referred to in par. (2)(H), was in the original “section 811 of the Cranston-Gonzalez Affording Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 8013)”, and was translated as reading “section 811 of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act”, which is classified to section 8013 of this title, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
2009—Par. (2)(H). Pub. L. 111–8 added subpar. (H).