New Jersey Revised Statutes § 55:17-9 - Definitions

55:17-9. Definitions
For the purposes of this act, the following terms shall have the designated meanings:

(a) "Lease or financial agreement" means any contractual arrangement between a governmental body or agency and some other person, pursuant to applicable statute, which is calculated to render financially feasible the undertaking of any project for redevelopment, renewal or rehabilitation, and shall include without limitation the granting of exemption from taxes, the payment of moneys for charges in lieu of taxes, and any other arrangement to assist in the realization of a project.

(b) "Governmental body or agency" means any governmental body or agency of the United States, of this State or of any subdivision thereof, which may be a party to or participant in any project.

(c) "Project" means any undertaking, whether of one or more units, which is the subject of any lease or financial arrangement for redevelopment, renewal or rehabilitation.

(d) "Holder of a mortgage loan" means any person, association or corporation advancing funds, either for construction loans or for temporary or permanent financing, in respect to lands, improvements or both which constitute a project or part of a project.

(e) "Mortgagor" means any person, association or corporation having an interest in a project which is subject to a mortgage loan, whether or not the original mortgagor or a successor or assignee subject to the mortgage.

(f) "Default or foreclosure" means any event entitling the holder of the mortgage loan to pursue any one or more remedies available under this act or by other law or by contract, without regard to whether a traditional foreclosure or strict foreclosure occurs in fact.

L.1967, c. 304, s. 9, eff. Feb. 15, 1968. Amended by L.1977, c. 368, s. 1, eff. Feb. 6, 1977.

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