55:14K-58.Affordable Home Ownership Opportunities Fund established
5. a. There is hereby established in the agency the Affordable Home Ownership Opportunities Program and the Affordable Home Ownership Opportunities Fund, which fund shall be continuing and nonlapsing, for the purpose of assisting the financing of eligible projects pursuant to this act. Moneys in the fund not immediately required for payment or liquid reserves may be invested and reinvested by the agency in the same manner in which other agency funds may be invested.
b. There shall be paid into the fund: (1) otherwise uncommitted reserves of the agency and available for this purpose, in amounts to be determined by the agency to be prudent and appropriate; (2) any income earned upon investment of moneys in the fund by the agency pursuant to subsection a. of this section; and (3) any other funds that may be available to the fund through appropriation by the Legislature or otherwise.
c. Moneys in the fund shall be used exclusively for (1) funding loans pursuant to section 6 of this act and (2) defraying the administrative costs of the agency in carrying out the purposes and provisions of this act, but not more than two per cent of the proceeds of the bonds authorized and actually expended pursuant to section 4 of this act shall be used for such administrative costs.
d. Interest upon loans to eligible purchasers shall be established by the agency at the lowest rate compatible with the integrity of the fund and its proper administration, maintenance of adequate reserves and the ability of the agency to pay the interest upon and repay the principal of bonds under the program.
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