A Displaced Family-Disaster is a family that resides in public housing, and whose every member, or sole member, is a person whose dwelling has been extensively damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster declared or otherwise formally recognized pursuant to Federal or State of California disaster relief laws.
A Displaced family-Other is a family, other than one set forth immediately above as a Displaced family-Disaster, whose every member, or sole member, is a person who has been, or, within no more than six months from the date of verification by HACA will be, required to vacate its housing for, at least, __ days:As a result of:
- As a result of:
- Fire, flood, earthquake, or other force of nature, that has caused the unit to become uninhabitable;
- Demolition, extensive damage, governmental action, or action by the landlord, including any legal act that withdraws, or will withdraw, the unit from the rental market; or
- Any other action or event beyond an applicant’s ability to control;
- Provided that:
- the applicant was meeting all conditions of occupancy at the time of its occurrence; and
- if the action or event requiring the family to vacate its unit is initiated by the landlord, no member of the family is the father, mother, brother, sister, son, or daughter of the landlord.
- Provided the family is part of a Witness Protection Program, to avoid reprisals because the family provided information on criminal activities to a law enforcement agency and, after a threat assessment, the law enforcement agency recommends rehousing the family to avoid or reduce risk of violence against the family.
- Because of hate crimes as set forth below if a member of the family has been the victim of one or more hate crimes, and the applicant has vacated the unit because of the crime or the fear of such a crime has destroyed the applicant’s peaceful enjoyment of the unit.
An Elderly Family is a family whose head, spouse, or sole member is a person who is at least 62 years of age; or two or more persons who are at least 62 years of age living together; or one or more persons who are at least 62 years of age living with one or more live-in aides.
A Near-Elderly Family is a family whose head, spouse, or sole member is a person who is at least 50 years of age but below the age of 62; or two or more persons, who are at least 50 years of age but below the age of 62, living together; or one or more persons who are at least 50 years of age but below the age of 62 living with one or more live-in aides.