For the purposes of this Subchapter:

(1)           Eligible population.  Individuals are eligible for housing and home improvement services if they:

(a)           are 60 years of age or older;

(b)           have no one able and willing to perform the services for them; and

(c)           reside within a county where housing and home improvement services are funded.

(2)           Target population.  Services shall be provided to individuals based on need for one or more elements of the housing and home improvement services:

(a)           to obtain independent housing, to receive housing services in order to retain their home, or to return to their home from other settings;

(b)           to secure security features, to secure minor home repairs and improvements, and to secure modifications to the home to enhance mobility; and

(c)           to secure basic furnishings or household appliances that promote independent living.

(3)           Priority population.  When more than one eligible individual is waiting for services, priority for housing and home improvement services shall be given in accordance with 10A NCAC 05G. 0302(a).


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑181.1(a)(11); 143B‑181.1(c);

Eff. July 1, 2007;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.