HOUSE BILL 82
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2019
Eliseo Lee Alcon and Roberto "Bobby" J. Gonzales
and Harry Garcia
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION FOR THE NEW MEXICO MORTGAGE FINANCE AUTHORITY TO REHABILITATE HOMES OWNED AND OCCUPIED BY LOW-INCOME HONORABLY DISCHARGED VETERANS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. APPROPRIATION.--Two million dollars ($2,000,000) is appropriated from the general fund to the department of finance and administration for expenditure in fiscal year 2020 for the New Mexico mortgage finance authority to provide necessary rehabilitation for homes owned and occupied by low-income honorably discharged veterans in New Mexico whose taxable income does not exceed sixty percent of the area median income. All expenditures shall be made in accordance with the Affordable Housing Act. Rehabilitation includes repairs necessitated by structural damage due to natural decay or disasters, replacement of utility appliances and repairs necessary to comply with housing health and safety code requirements and accessibility modifications for physically impaired veterans. No more than ten percent of this appropriation shall be used for administrative expenses. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2020 shall revert to the general fund.
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