27:7-77. Other displaced occupants
a. In addition to amounts otherwise authorized by this act, an agency shall make a payment to or for any person displaced from any dwelling not eligible to receive a payment under section 5 of P.L. 1972, c. 47 (C. 27:7-76), which dwelling was actually lawfully occupied by such displaced person for a period of time and under such circumstances as prescribed by regulations of the commissioner, in accordance with federal standards. Such payment shall be consistent with the computation of amounts, periods of time, and accommodation of income as set forth in those regulations. At the discretion of the agency, a payment under this subsection may be made in periodic installments.
b. Any person eligible for a payment under subsection a. of this section may elect to apply the payment to a down payment on, and other incidental expenses pursuant to, the purchase of a decent, safe, and sanitary replacement dwelling. This person may, at the discretion of the agency, be eligible under this subsection for maximum amounts established, and under conditions specified, by regulations of the commissioner, in accordance with federal standards.
L. 1972, c. 47, s. 6; amended 1989,c.50,s.5.
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