H. R. 1997
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 15, 2013
Mr. McKeon (for himself and Mr. Peters of California) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services
To allow investor participation in the loan rehabilitation program authorized under section 203(k) of the National Housing Act.
This Act may be cited as the
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Investor participation in FHA rehabilitation program
The Secretary shall, upon application by a mortgagee and approval of such application by the Secretary, insure and make commitments to insure rehabilitation loans (including advances made during rehabilitation) which are eligible for insurance under section 203(k) of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1709) made by financial institutions in order to assist in the rehabilitation of 1- to 4-family structures used primarily for residential purposes.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law or regulation, such rehabilitation loans insured pursuant to this Act shall involve a mortgagor who is an investor.
Terms and conditions
Such commitments to insure and such insurance shall be made upon such terms and conditions which the Secretary may prescribe pursuant to this Act and which are consistent with the provisions of subsections (b), (c), (e), (i), (j), and (k) of section 203 of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1709 (b), (c), (e), (i), (j), and (k)), except as modified by the provisions of this Act.
Maximum loan commitment
To be eligible for insurance under this Act, a mortgage shall not exceed 90 percent of the appraised value of the 1- to 4-family structure subject to such mortgage.
Calendar year limitation
The Secretary may insure, or enter into a commitment to insure, up to four 1- to 4-family structures for an investor described in subsection (a)(2) during a calendar year.
The single premium payment required under section 203(k)(2)(A) of the National Housing Act ( 12 U.S.C. 1709(k)(2)(A) ) shall be increased by 10 basis points for any mortgage insured pursuant to this Act.
In this Act:
investor means a person
obtains a rehabilitation loan for a structure described in subsection (a)(1) for the purpose of appreciation or production of income with respect to such structure; and
does not intend on occupying such structure.
As used in this
subparagraph, the term
person has the meaning given such term in
section 551(2) of title 5, United States Code.
Mortgagee; mortgagor; mortgage
The provisions of this Act shall terminate on the date that is 2 years following the date of the enactment of this Act and the Secretary shall not approve any application described in section 2(a)(1) submitted after the conclusion of such 2-year period.