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§45-44-11  Responsibilities and duties of board. –

Published: 2015

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Homestead Program

SECTION 45-44-11

   § 45-44-11  Responsibilities and duties of

board. –

The board is empowered and has the duty and responsibility to:

   (1) Review and publicize, by newspaper advertising or some

other effective method, the availability of homestead program properties.

   (2) Accept and review applications and determine the

qualifications of applicants within the criteria established by this chapter

and the regulations promulgated under this chapter.

   (3) Approve and certify applicants with a view towards

compatibility of the applicant and the parcel assigned to him or her.

   (4) Approve and recommend the execution, by the duly

authorized officer of the city or town, of a conditional deed to the assigned

parcel upon the applicant being approved.

   (5) Approve and recommend the execution, by the duly

authorized representative of the city or town, of all documents necessary to

convey fee simple title to the assigned parcel to the applicant upon the

applicant's fulfillment of all conditions enumerated in § 45-44-4.

   (6) Accept any real property donated to the city or town

which qualifies or is eligible for rehabilitation under the homestead program.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1974, ch. 256, § 1; P.L. 1976, ch. 310, § 2.)