4900.1400 Defects Covered By Warranty Claim Program


Published: 2015

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4900.1400 DEFECTS COVERED BY WARRANTY CLAIM PROGRAM.

The agency may make payments to correct defects in construction or rehabilitation of residential housing financed by agency mortgage loans for limited-unit developments or home improvement loans, if the defects:

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A.

result in actual damage to load-bearing portions of the dwelling including damage due to subsidence, expansion, or lateral movement of the soil, to the extent that their load-bearing function is affected and the use of the dwelling for residential purposes is vitally affected or is imminently likely to be vitally affected; or


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B.

create an emergency condition under which the safety or the residential use and livability of the dwelling is so substantially impaired or is imminently likely to be so substantially impaired that an average reasonable person would not, economic considerations aside, remain in the dwelling; or


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C.

create an imminent hazard for a person with a disability.