SENATE BILL 204
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2020
Richard C. Martinez
ENDORSED BY THE MORTGAGE FINANCE AUTHORITY
ACT OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
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 years 2021 and 2022 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 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 2022 shall revert to the general fund.
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