N.J.S. § 55:14K-75 - 'New Jersey Senior and Disabled Cooperative Housing Finance Incentive Program'

Cite as:N.J.S. § 55:14K-75
Currency:Current through L. 2018, c. 140.

a. There is hereby established in the agency the "New Jersey Senior and Disabled Cooperative Housing Finance Incentive Program" for the purpose of assisting the financing of eligible projects and for making loans to any eligible purchaser of a dwelling unit in an eligible project pursuant to P.L. 1998, c.128 (C.55:14K-72 et seq.) out of the Senior and Disabled Cooperative Incentive Fund created pursuant to section 6 of P.L. 1998, c.128 (C.55:14K-77).

For the purposes of this act, any project undertaken by a qualified housing sponsor may include, but shall not be limited to, projects in which seniors or persons with disability reside in: an apartment unit in a small complex with a community room for informal gatherings; or a home within which the individual has a private bedroom or bedroom sitting area and shares common areas, housekeeping chores, and some meals regardless of whether the housing is produced for home ownership or rental. These living arrangements may also allow for the provision of housekeeping services and meals by professional workers with the sharing of the associated costs by residents.

b. Loans made to an eligible purchaser pursuant to subsection a. of this section shall be subject to the following conditions: (1) the unit is to be occupied as the principal place of residence of the eligible purchaser; and (2) that purchaser has entered into an agreement with a qualified housing sponsor to participate in the program. Loans shall also be made to qualified housing sponsors that will sponsor and manage cooperative housing for older adults.

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