982.638 Homeownership option: Denial or termination of assistance for family.§ 982.638 Homeownership option: Denial or termination of assistance for family.
(a) General. The PHA shall terminate homeownership assistance for the family, and shall deny voucher rental assistance for the family, in accordance with this section.
(b) Denial or termination of assistance under basic voucher program. At any time, the PHA may deny or terminate homeownership assistance in accordance with § 982.552 (Grounds for denial or termination of assistance) or § 982.553 (Crime by family members).
(c) Failure to comply with family obligations. The PHA may deny or terminate assistance for violation of participant obligations described in § 982.551 or § 982.633.
(d) Mortgage default. The PHA must terminate voucher homeownership assistance for any member of family receiving homeownership assistance that is dispossessed from the home pursuant to a judgment or order of foreclosure on any mortgage (whether FHA-insured or non-FHA) securing debt incurred to purchase the home, or any refinancing of such debt. The PHA, in its discretion, may permit the family to move to a new unit with continued voucher rental assistance. However, the PHA must deny such permission, if:
(1) The family defaulted on an FHA-insured mortgage; and
(2) The family fails to demonstrate that:
(i) The family has conveyed, or will convey, title to the home, as required by HUD, to HUD or HUD's designee; and
(ii) The family has moved, or will move, from the home within the period established or approved by HUD.[65 FR 55163, Sept. 12, 2000, as amended at 66 FR 33613, June 22, 2001]