Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 373A.203

In this subchapter:


“Affordable” means that the monthly mortgage payment or contract rent does not exceed 30 percent of the applicable median family income for that unit size, in accordance with the income and rent limit rules adopted by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.


“Community housing development organization” or “organization” means an organization that:


meets the definition of a community housing development organization in 24 C.F.R. Section 92.2;


is certified by the municipality as a community housing development organization;


is governed exclusively by a board of at least five members unrelated by blood, marriage, or business interest; and


is not controlled, directly or indirectly, by any other party through any contract, arrangement, understanding, relationship, voting power, affiliation, trust, proxy, power of attorney, pooling arrangement, security, warrant, partnership, option, discretionary account, joint venture, interlocking directors, or other device, as evidenced by a notarized affidavit signed by each board member.


“Homestead land bank plan” or “plan” means a plan adopted by the governing body of a municipality as provided by Section 373A.206 (Homestead Land Bank Plan).


“Homestead land bank program” or “program” means a program adopted under Section 373A.204 (Homestead Land Bank Program).


“Land bank” means an entity established or approved by the governing body of a municipality for the purpose of acquiring, holding, and transferring unimproved real property under this subchapter.


“Low income household” means a household with a gross income of not greater than 80 percent of the area median family income, adjusted for household size, for the metropolitan statistical area in which the municipality is located, as determined annually by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.


“Qualified participating developer” means a developer who meets the requirements of Section 373A.205 (Qualified Participating Developer) and includes a qualified organization under Section 373A.211 (Right of First Refusal).
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 495 (H.B. 525), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.

Source: Section 373A.203 — Definitions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­373A.­htm#373A.­203 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 373A.203’s source at texas​.gov