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Private Housing Finance (PVH) CHAPTER 44-B, ARTICLE 3-A
§ 64. Definitions. The following terms, whenever used or referred to
in this article, unless the context indicates otherwise, shall have the
following meanings:

1. "Agency" shall mean the New York state housing finance agency.

2. "City" shall mean cities with a population of one million or more.

3. "Eligible homeless families" shall mean in cities with a population
of one million or more families who are homeless or who live in
temporary or transitional housing and are unable to secure permanent and
stable housing without special assistance, or families who live in
permanent housing who are in danger of becoming homeless, or such other
categories of families at risk of being homeless as determined by the
commissioner of social services or a social services district.

4. "Permanent housing for homeless families site review advisory
board" or "board" shall mean the board referred to in section sixty-five
of this article.

5. "Permanent housing project for homeless families" or "project"
shall mean a specific work or improvement, including lands, buildings
and improvements acquired, owned, constructed, renovated, rehabilitated,
managed or operated pursuant to this article, and such incidental or
appurtenant facilities as may be approved by the agency.

6. "Eligible project costs" shall mean the reasonable and necessary
cost of any and all undertakings for planning, financing, land
acquisition, demolition, construction, rehabilitation, equipment and
site development, and such other expenses incurred in relation to the
project with respect to units to be occupied by eligible homeless
families as the agency may deem appropriate to effectuate the purposes
of this article.

7. "State" shall mean the state of New York.