42 USC 12896 - Definitions

For purposes of this part:
(1) The term applicant means a private nonprofit organization, cooperative association, or a public agency (including an agency or instrumentality thereof) in cooperation with a private nonprofit organization.
(2) The term displaced homemaker has the same meaning as in section 12704 of this title.
(3) The term eligible family means a family or individual who
(A) has an income that does not exceed 80 percent of the median income for the area, as determined by the Secretary with adjustments for smaller and larger families; and

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(B) is a first-time homebuyer.
(4) The term eligible property means a single family property, containing no more than four units, that is owned or held by the Secretary, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Resolution Trust Corporation, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of Transportation, the General Services Administration, any other Federal agency, a State or local government (including any in rem property), or a public housing agency or an Indian housing authority (excluding public or Indian housing under the United States Housing Act of 1937 [42 U.S.C. 1437 et seq.] and including properties held by institutions within the jurisdiction of the Resolution Trust Corporation).
(5) The term first-time homebuyer has the same meaning as in section 12704 of this title.
(6) The term homeownership program means a program for homeownership under this part.
(7) The term Indian housing authority has the meaning given such term in section 3(b)(11)1 of the United States Housing Act of 1937.
(8) The term low-income family has the meaning given such term in section 3(b)(2) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 [42 U.S.C. 1437a (b)(2)].
(9) The term public housing agency has the meaning given such term in section 3(b)(6) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 [42 U.S.C. 1437a (b)(6)].
(10) The term recipient means an applicant approved to receive a grant under this part or such other entity specified in the approved application that will assume the obligations of the recipient under this part.
(11) The term Secretary means the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
(12) The term single parent means an individual who

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(A) is unmarried or legally separated from a spouse; and
(B) 
(i) has 1 or more minor children for whom the individual has custody or joint custody; or
(ii) is pregnant.
[1] See References in Text note below.