Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 5.djvu/765

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PUBLIC LAW 101-625—NOV. 28, 1990 104 STAT. 4087 area, as determined by the Secretary with adjustments for smaller and larger families, except that the Secretary may establish income ceilings higher or lower than 80 percent of the median for the area on the basis of the Secretary's findings that such variations are necessary because of prevailing levels of construction costs or fair market rents, or unusually high or low family incomes. (11) The term "families" has the same meaning given that term by section 3 of the United States Housing Act of 1937. (12) The term "security" has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Securities Act of 1933. (13) The term "displaced homemaker" means an individual who— (A) is an adult; (B) has not worked full-time full-year in the labor force for a number of years but has, during such years, worked primarily without remuneration to care for the home and family; and (C) is unemployed or underemployed and is experiencing difficulty in obtaining or upgrading employment. (14) The term "first-time homebuyer" means an individual and his or her spouse who have not owned a home during the 3- year period prior to purchase of a home with assistance under title II, except that— (A) any individual who is a displaced homemaker may not be excluded from consideration as a first-time homebuyer under this paragraph on the basis that the individual, while a homemaker, owned a home with his or her spouse or resided in a home owned by the spouse; and (B) any individual who is a single parent may not be excluded from consideration as a first-time homebuyer under this paragraph on the basis that the individual, while married, owned a home with his or her spouse or resided in a home owned by the spouse. (15) The term "single parent" means an individual who— (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. (16) The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, unless otherwise specified in this Act. (17) The term "substantial rehabilitation" means the rehabilitation of residential property at an average cost in excess of $25,000 per dwelling unit. (18) The term "public housing agency" has the meaning given the term in section 3(b) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437a(b)). (19) The term "metropolitan city" has the meaning given the term in section 102(a)(4) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5302(a)(4)). (20) The term "urban county" has the meaning given the term in section 102(a)(6) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5302(a)(6)). (21) The term "certification" means a written assertion, based on supporting evidence, which shall be kept available for inspection by the Secretary, the Inspector General and the public, which assertion shall be deemed to be accurate for purposes of