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41-3954. Arizona housing commission; definitions

A. An Arizona housing commission is established consisting of:

1. The following members who are appointed by the governor:

(a) One representative of a rural city government.

(b) One representative of a nonrural city government from a county with a population of less than one million five hundred thousand persons but more than five hundred thousand persons.

(c) One representative of a nonrural city government from a county with a population of one million five hundred thousand or more persons.

(d) One representative of a rural county government.

(e) One representative of a nonrural county government from a county with a population of less than one million five hundred thousand persons but more than five hundred thousand persons.

(f) One representative of a nonrural county government from a county with a population of one million five hundred thousand or more persons.

(g) One representative of a tribal government.

(h) One representative of a tribal housing department.

(i) One representative of the banking or lending community.

(j) One representative of the special needs population.

(k) One representative of a statewide housing association.

(l) Two representatives of the private sector of the real estate industry.

(m) Three representatives from the private sector of the housing industry, one of whom represents home builders, one of whom represents multifamily housing developers and one of whom represents licensed manufactured home manufacturers or dealers.

(n) Two representatives of nonprofit organizations that work on housing or other related issues, one of whom represents a nonprofit organization that works in a county with a population of less than one million five hundred thousand persons but more than five hundred thousand persons and one of whom represents a nonprofit corporation that works in a rural county.

(o) Two representatives of the general public, one of whom is from a county with a population of less than one million five hundred thousand persons but more than five hundred thousand persons and one of whom is from a rural county. These members shall not be members of the board or staff of, or have any direct or indirect benefit from the dealings of, a corporation formed under title 35, chapter 5, article 1.

(p) One representative of an organization that works on farmworker housing issues.

2. The director or the director's designee. The director or the director's designee may only vote to break a tie vote of the other members.

3. The speaker of the house of representatives and the president of the senate or their designees who serve as advisory members. For purposes of this paragraph, "advisory members" means members who give advice to other members of the commission but who are not eligible to vote and are not members for the purpose of determining whether a quorum is present.

B. The commission shall:

1. Recommend housing strategic planning and policy.

2. Coordinate public and private housing finance programs.

3. Provide recommendations for better private and public partnerships and initiatives for developing housing.

4. Review state housing programs.

5. Encourage the development of housing opportunities for special needs populations.

6. Advise the governor, the legislature, state agencies and city, county and tribal governmental bodies on the public and private actions that affect the cost or supply of housing.

C. The members shall elect a chairperson and a vice-chairperson annually.

D. The commission shall meet at least two times each year in a county with a population of less than one million five hundred thousand persons but more than five hundred thousand persons and at least one time each year in a rural county.

E. Members appointed pursuant to subsection A, paragraph 1:

1. Serve four year terms.

2. Are not eligible to receive compensation but are eligible to receive reimbursement for expenses pursuant to title 38, chapter 4, article 2.

F. The director of the Arizona department of housing serves as executive director of the commission.

G. For purposes of this section:

1. "Rural city" means either:

(a) A city or town with a population of less than fifty thousand persons in a county with a population of five hundred thousand persons or less.

(b) A city or town within a census county division with a population of less than fifty thousand persons in a county with a population of more than five hundred thousand persons.

2. "Rural county" means a county with a population of five hundred thousand persons or less.

3. "Special needs population" includes the homeless, the seriously mentally ill, the physically disabled, individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus, the elderly or other populations with specialized housing needs.

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Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-3954

41-3954. Arizona housing commission; definitions

A. An Arizona housing commission is established consisting of:

1. The following members who are appointed by the governor:

(a) One representative of a rural city government.

(b) One representative of a nonrural city government from a county with a population of less than one million five hundred thousand persons but more than five hundred thousand persons.

(c) One representative of a nonrural city government from a county with a population of one million five hundred thousand or more persons.

(d) One representative of a rural county government.

(e) One representative of a nonrural county government from a county with a population of less than one million five hundred thousand persons but more than five hundred thousand persons.

(f) One representative of a nonrural county government from a county with a population of one million five hundred thousand or more persons.

(g) One representative of a tribal government.

(h) One representative of a tribal housing department.

(i) One representative of the banking or lending community.

(j) One representative of the special needs population.

(k) One representative of a statewide housing association.

(l) Two representatives of the private sector of the real estate industry.

(m) Three representatives from the private sector of the housing industry, one of whom represents home builders, one of whom represents multifamily housing developers and one of whom represents licensed manufactured home manufacturers or dealers.

(n) Two representatives of nonprofit organizations that work on housing or other related issues, one of whom represents a nonprofit organization that works in a county with a population of less than one million five hundred thousand persons but more than five hundred thousand persons and one of whom represents a nonprofit corporation that works in a rural county.

(o) Two representatives of the general public, one of whom is from a county with a population of less than one million five hundred thousand persons but more than five hundred thousand persons and one of whom is from a rural county. These members shall not be members of the board or staff of, or have any direct or indirect benefit from the dealings of, a corporation formed under title 35, chapter 5, article 1.

(p) One representative of an organization that works on farmworker housing issues.

2. The director or the director's designee. The director or the director's designee may only vote to break a tie vote of the other members.

3. The speaker of the house of representatives and the president of the senate or their designees who serve as advisory members. For purposes of this paragraph, "advisory members" means members who give advice to other members of the commission but who are not eligible to vote and are not members for the purpose of determining whether a quorum is present.

B. The commission shall:

1. Recommend housing strategic planning and policy.

2. Coordinate public and private housing finance programs.

3. Provide recommendations for better private and public partnerships and initiatives for developing housing.

4. Review state housing programs.

5. Encourage the development of housing opportunities for special needs populations.

6. Advise the governor, the legislature, state agencies and city, county and tribal governmental bodies on the public and private actions that affect the cost or supply of housing.

C. The members shall elect a chairperson and a vice-chairperson annually.

D. The commission shall meet at least two times each year in a county with a population of less than one million five hundred thousand persons but more than five hundred thousand persons and at least one time each year in a rural county.

E. Members appointed pursuant to subsection A, paragraph 1:

1. Serve four year terms.

2. Are not eligible to receive compensation but are eligible to receive reimbursement for expenses pursuant to title 38, chapter 4, article 2.

F. The director of the Arizona department of housing serves as executive director of the commission.

G. For purposes of this section:

1. "Rural city" means either:

(a) A city or town with a population of less than fifty thousand persons in a county with a population of five hundred thousand persons or less.

(b) A city or town within a census county division with a population of less than fifty thousand persons in a county with a population of more than five hundred thousand persons.

2. "Rural county" means a county with a population of five hundred thousand persons or less.

3. "Special needs population" includes the homeless, the seriously mentally ill, the physically disabled, individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus, the elderly or other populations with specialized housing needs.


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Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-3954

41-3954. Arizona housing commission; definitions

A. An Arizona housing commission is established consisting of:

1. The following members who are appointed by the governor:

(a) One representative of a rural city government.

(b) One representative of a nonrural city government from a county with a population of less than one million five hundred thousand persons but more than five hundred thousand persons.

(c) One representative of a nonrural city government from a county with a population of one million five hundred thousand or more persons.

(d) One representative of a rural county government.

(e) One representative of a nonrural county government from a county with a population of less than one million five hundred thousand persons but more than five hundred thousand persons.

(f) One representative of a nonrural county government from a county with a population of one million five hundred thousand or more persons.

(g) One representative of a tribal government.

(h) One representative of a tribal housing department.

(i) One representative of the banking or lending community.

(j) One representative of the special needs population.

(k) One representative of a statewide housing association.

(l) Two representatives of the private sector of the real estate industry.

(m) Three representatives from the private sector of the housing industry, one of whom represents home builders, one of whom represents multifamily housing developers and one of whom represents licensed manufactured home manufacturers or dealers.

(n) Two representatives of nonprofit organizations that work on housing or other related issues, one of whom represents a nonprofit organization that works in a county with a population of less than one million five hundred thousand persons but more than five hundred thousand persons and one of whom represents a nonprofit corporation that works in a rural county.

(o) Two representatives of the general public, one of whom is from a county with a population of less than one million five hundred thousand persons but more than five hundred thousand persons and one of whom is from a rural county. These members shall not be members of the board or staff of, or have any direct or indirect benefit from the dealings of, a corporation formed under title 35, chapter 5, article 1.

(p) One representative of an organization that works on farmworker housing issues.

2. The director or the director's designee. The director or the director's designee may only vote to break a tie vote of the other members.

3. The speaker of the house of representatives and the president of the senate or their designees who serve as advisory members. For purposes of this paragraph, "advisory members" means members who give advice to other members of the commission but who are not eligible to vote and are not members for the purpose of determining whether a quorum is present.

B. The commission shall:

1. Recommend housing strategic planning and policy.

2. Coordinate public and private housing finance programs.

3. Provide recommendations for better private and public partnerships and initiatives for developing housing.

4. Review state housing programs.

5. Encourage the development of housing opportunities for special needs populations.

6. Advise the governor, the legislature, state agencies and city, county and tribal governmental bodies on the public and private actions that affect the cost or supply of housing.

C. The members shall elect a chairperson and a vice-chairperson annually.

D. The commission shall meet at least two times each year in a county with a population of less than one million five hundred thousand persons but more than five hundred thousand persons and at least one time each year in a rural county.

E. Members appointed pursuant to subsection A, paragraph 1:

1. Serve four year terms.

2. Are not eligible to receive compensation but are eligible to receive reimbursement for expenses pursuant to title 38, chapter 4, article 2.

F. The director of the Arizona department of housing serves as executive director of the commission.

G. For purposes of this section:

1. "Rural city" means either:

(a) A city or town with a population of less than fifty thousand persons in a county with a population of five hundred thousand persons or less.

(b) A city or town within a census county division with a population of less than fifty thousand persons in a county with a population of more than five hundred thousand persons.

2. "Rural county" means a county with a population of five hundred thousand persons or less.

3. "Special needs population" includes the homeless, the seriously mentally ill, the physically disabled, individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus, the elderly or other populations with specialized housing needs.

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