D.C. Law 23-108. Reverse Mortgage Insurance and Tax Payment Program Temporary Amendment Act of 2020.

D.C. Law 23-108. Reverse Mortgage Insurance and Tax Payment Program Temporary Amendment Act of 2020.

AN ACT

To amend, on a temporary basis, District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency Act to extend the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency's Reverse Mortgage Insurance and Tax Payment Program, and to include condominium fees and homeowners association fees as approved uses of the financial assistance provided by the program.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Reverse Mortgage Insurance and Tax Payment Program Temporary Amendment Act of 2020".

Note § 42-2703.07a

Sec. 2. Section 307a of the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency Act, effective October 30, 2018 (D.C. Law 22-168; D.C. Official Code § 42-2703.07a), is amended as follows:

(a) Subsection (a) is amended as follows:

(1) Paragraph (1) is amended by striking the phrase "property taxes and property insurance debts" and inserting the phrase "property taxes, property insurance debts, condominium fees, and homeowners association fees" in its place.

(2) Paragraph (3) is amended to read as follows:

"(3) The program shall run for 24 months, with a 6-month planning period and an 18-month implementation period, subject to available funds.".

(b) Subsection (e) is repealed.

(c) Subsection (f)(1) is amended as follows:

(1) Subparagraph (A) is amended by striking the phrase "pay property taxes or insurance premiums" and inserting the phrase "pay property taxes, insurance premiums, condominium fees, or homeowners association fees" in its place.

(2) Subparagraph (B) is amended by striking the phrase "balances of property taxes and insurance premiums" and inserting the phrase "balances of property taxes, insurance premiums, condominium fees, and homeowners association fees" in its place.

Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).

Sec. 4. Effective date.

(a) This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.

(b) This act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect.