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SECTION 1201
Definitions
Private Housing Finance (PVH) CHAPTER 44-B, ARTICLE 25
§ 1201. Definitions. As used in this article:

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

2. "Eligible applicant" shall mean a city, town, village 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
substantial experience in adapting or retrofitting homes for persons
with disabilities.

3. "Disabled veteran" shall mean a veteran who is certified by the
United States department of veterans affairs or the department of
defense as entitled to receive disability payments upon the
certification of such department for a disability incurred by him or her
in time of war.

4. "Access to home programs" or "programs" shall mean a series of
activities by an eligible applicant to administer funds to provide
either loans or grants to homeowners and renters and to oversee the
adaptation or retrofitting of eligible properties.

5. "Eligible property" shall mean a housing unit that is the primary
residence of a person with a physical disability and a total household
income that does not exceed eighty percent of median income or a
disabled veteran who has a total household income that does not exceed
one hundred twenty percent of median income. A property shall not be
considered an eligible property if the owner of the property is
otherwise obligated by federal, state or local law to provide the
improvements funded under this article.