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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 31. HOUSING AND HOME FINANCE [50000 - 54034]

  ( Division 31 repealed and added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 610. )
  

PART 1. STATE HOUSING POLICY AND GENERAL PROVISIONS [50000 - 50259]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 610. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Definitions [50050 - 50106]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 610. )

  
50072.  

“Handicapped” means a family in which the head of the household is suffering from an orthopedic disability impairing personal mobility or a physical disability affecting his or her ability to obtain employment or a single person with such a physical disability, where the family or person requires special care or facilities in the home. “Handicapped” also includes a family in which the head of household suffers from a developmental disability specified in subdivision (a) of Section 38010 or a mental disorder which would render him or her eligible to participate in programs of rehabilitation or social services conducted by or on behalf of a public agency, or a single person with such a developmental disability or mental disorder. “Handicapped” also includes an elderly or handicapped household, as defined in Section 19903 and subject to Part 4.5 (commencing with Section 19902) of Division 13.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1072, Sec. 4.)