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Pueblo de San Ildefonso Code. Definitions

For purposes of this Act, the term:

(a) "Act" means the Housing Authority Act.

(b) "Authority" or "Housing Authority" means the San Ildefonso Housing Authority.

(c) "Board" means the Board of Commissioners of the Authority.

(d) "Council" means the Council of San Ildefonso.

(e) "Court" means the Courts of the Pueblo.

(f) "Homebuyer" means any person who has qualified for any of the Authority's homeownership programs and has executed a lease purchase agreement with OOHA for lease purchase of home.

(g) "Housing" means "affordable housing" as defined by section 4(2) of NAHASDA and other decent, safe and sanitary housing primarily for Tribal Members, including rental housing, residential housing, condominiums, buildings, land, leaseholds, equipment, facilities, and other real or personal property for necessary, convenient, or desirable appurtenances, for streets, sewers, water service, utilities, parks, site preparation or landscaping, and for administrative, community, health, recreational, welfare, or other purposes. The term "Housing" includes the planning and design of the housing, infrastructure, and improvements, the acquisition of real property or any interest therein, the demolition of existing structures, the construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, alteration or repair of the housing, infrastructure, and improvements or other real property and all other work in connection therewith, and all other real and personal property and all tangible or intangible assets held or use in connection with Housing.

(h) "HUD" means the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

(i) "Low Income Family" means a family whose income does not exceed 80 percent of the median income for the area, as determined by the funding source providing assistance, and including exceptions provided by the funding source.

(j) "NAHASDA" means the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 and its implementing regulations.

(k) "Obligation" means any note, bond, debenture, or other form of financial obligation issued by the Authority pursuant to this Act.

(l) "Obligee" means any holder of an obligation, a lessor demising property to the Authority to be used in connection with a Housing project, or HUD when it is a party to any contract with the Authority with respect to a Housing project.

(m) "Pueblo" means the Pueblo de San Ildefonso, a federally-recognized Indian tribe.

(n) "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Interior or her designee.

(o) "Pueblo Lands" means the Pueblo's land grant and all other lands subject to the jurisdiction of the Pueblo.