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Health and Safety Code - HSC


  ( Division 31 repealed and added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 610.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


  ( Heading of Part 3 amended (as amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 94) by Stats. 2000, Ch. 471, Sec. 17.5. )

CHAPTER 5. Financing of Housing Developments and Residential Structures [51100 - 51252]

  ( Heading of Chapter 5 amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 471, Sec. 21. )

ARTICLE 5.7. Elderly Congregate Housing [51215 - 51218]
  ( Article 5.7 added by Stats. 1986, Ch. 1249, Sec. 3. )


The agency shall make loans to finance the construction or rehabilitation of congregate housing for the elderly in an aggregate amount of fifty million dollars ($50,000,000). The loans shall be made from the proceeds of bonds authorized pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 51350.

(Added by Stats. 1986, Ch. 1249, Sec. 3.)


An application by a housing sponsor for financing under this article shall include a plan for the provision of direct services, as defined by Section 50062.5, and for support services, as defined by Section 50062.5. The plan shall be reviewed by the local Adult Day Health Care Planning Council and the council shall provide written comments on the plan. Those comments shall, among other things, address the cost effectiveness and efficiency of the proposed development in utilizing community resources and shall be included as part of the application for financing.

The agency shall review the applications, including the comments on the plan provided by the council, and shall grant priority for financing to those applications which demonstrate maximum cost effectiveness and efficiency in utilizing community resources, as determined by the agency.

(Added by Stats. 1986, Ch. 1249, Sec. 3.)


The management of congregate housing for the elderly shall, at the request of a majority of the residents, assist the residents in establishing and maintaining a resident-oriented council. The council shall be composed of residents of the congregate housing. The council may, among other things, make recommendations to the management of the congregate housing regarding services the residents receive for the purpose of improving the quality of daily living in the congregate housing.

(Added by Stats. 1986, Ch. 1249, Sec. 3.)


At the close of each fiscal year, commencing with the fiscal year ending June 30, 1988, the agency shall, as part of its annual report required to be prepared pursuant to Section 51005, report on its progress in implementing this article. The report shall contain a discussion of the affirmative steps the agency has taken to ensure that congregate housing for the elderly is developed. The report also shall contain recommendations for legislation or other actions which would assist the agency in implementing this article.

(Added by Stats. 1986, Ch. 1249, Sec. 3.)

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