As used in this article:

Terms Used In N.Y. Private Housing Finance Law 1261

  • Corporation: shall mean the housing trust fund corporation established in section forty-five-a of this chapter. See N.Y. Private Housing Finance Law 1261
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.

1. “Corporation” shall mean the housing trust fund corporation established in section forty-five-a of this chapter.

2. “Eligible applicant” shall mean a unit of local government or not-for-profit corporation in existence for a period of one or more years prior to application, which is, or will be at the time of award, incorporated under the not-for-profit corporation law and has been engaged primarily in housing and community development activities.

3. “Residential emergency services to offer home repairs to the elderly programs” shall mean a series of activities by an eligible applicant to administer funds to provide either loans or grants to homeowners sixty years of age or older, with a household income of less than one hundred percent of the area median income, to oversee the adaptation or retrofitting of eligible properties.

4. “Eligible property” shall mean a housing unit that is the primary residence of a person that is sixty years of age or older and have a household income that does not exceed one hundred percent of the area median income.