Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 75.djvu/190

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[75 Stat. 150]
[75 Stat. 150]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961


12 USC 1715^

42us^c f«6

PUBLIC LAW 87-70-JUNE 30, 1961



on account of the property at least 3 per centum of the Commissioner's estimate of its acquisition cost; which amount in either instance may include amounts to cover settlement costs and initial payments for taxes, hazard insurance, mortgage insurance premium, and other prepaid expenses; or (ii) in the case of repair and rehabilitation, the amount of the mortgage shall not exceed the sum of the estimated cost of rfepair and rehabilitation and the Commissioner's estimate of the value of the property before repair and rehabilitation, except that in no case involving refinancing shall such mortgage exceed such estimated cost of repair and rehabilitation and the amount (as determined by the Commissioner) required to refinance existing indebtedness secured by the property"; (5\ striking out the last proviso in subsection (d)(2); (6) striking out subsection (d)(3) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(3) if executed by a mortgagor which is a public body or agency (and which certifies that it is not receiving financial assistance from the United States exclusively pursuant to the United States Housing Act of 1937), a cooperative (including an investor-sponsor who meets such requirements as the Commissioner may impose to assure that the consumer interest is protected), or a limited dividend corporation (as defined by the Commissioner), or a private nonprofit corporation or association regulated or supervised under Federal or State laws or by political subdivisions of States, or agencies thereof, or by the Commissioner under a regulatory agreement or otherwise, as to rents, charges, and methods of operation, in such form and in such manner as in the opinion of the Commissioner will effectuate the purposes of this section— " (i) not exceed $12,500,000; " (ii) not exceed for such part of such property or project as may be attributable to dwelling use (excluding exterior land improvements as defined by the Commissioner), $2,250 per room (or $8,500 per family unit if the number of rooms in such property or project is less than four per family u n i t), except that the Commissioner may in his discretion mcrease the dollar amount limitation of $2,250 per room to not to exceed $2,750 per room, and the dollar amount limitation of $8,500 per family unit to not to exceed $9,000 per family unit, as the case may be, to compensate for higher costs incident to the construction of elevator-type structures of sound standards of construction and design, and except that the Commissioner may increase any of the foregoing dollar amount limitations contained in this paragraph by not to exceed $1,000 per room without regard to the number of rooms being less than four, or four or more, in any geographical area where he finds that cost levels so require; and "(iii) not exceed (1) in the case of new construction, the amount which the Commissioner estimates will be the replacement cost of the property or project when the proposed improvements are completed (the replacement cost may include the land, the proposed physical improvements, utilities within the boundaries of the land, architect's fees, taxes, interest during construction, and other miscellaneous charges incident to construction and approved by the Commissioner), or (2) in the case of repair and rehabilitation, the sum of the estimated cost of repair and rehalbilitation and the Commis-