Texas Utilities Code - Section 184.0125. Housing For Older Persons
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Section: 183.003 183.004 183.005 183.006 184.001 184.011 184.012 184.0125 184.013 184.014 184.031 184.032 184.033 184.034 184.035
§ 184.0125. HOUSING FOR OLDER PERSONS. (a) Section
184.012 does not prohibit a political subdivision from issuing a
permit for the construction of housing for older persons with 100 or
more dwelling units.
(b) Before issuing a permit, certificate, or other
authorization for the construction of housing for older persons, a
political subdivision shall require that the construction plan
provide for the requirements prescribed by this section.
(c) To qualify for the exemption provided by this section,
the housing, at a minimum, must have:
(1) significant facilities and services specifically
designed to meet the physical or social needs of older persons or,
if the provision of those facilities and services is not
practicable, the housing must be necessary to provide important
housing opportunities for older persons;
(2) at least 80 percent of the dwelling units set aside
for occupancy by at least one person 55 years of age or older in each
dwelling unit; and
(3) policies and procedures that demonstrate an intent
by the owner or manager to provide housing for persons 55 years of
age or older.
(d) The owner or manager must adhere to the policies and
procedures required by Subsection (c)(3).
(e) In this section, "housing for older persons" means
(1) intended for and solely occupied by persons 62
years of age or older; or
(2) intended and operated for occupancy by at least
one person 55 years of age or older in each dwelling unit.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, § 18.16(a), eff. Sept. 1,
Last modified: August 11, 2007