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New Mexico Statutes Chapter 58. Financial Institutions and Regulations § 58-28-2. Definitions

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As used in the Land Title Trust Fund Act:

A. “committee” means the land title trust fund advisory committee;

B. “depository institution” means any bank, savings and loan association or credit union authorized by federal or state law to do business in New Mexico and insured by the federal deposit insurance corporation or the national credit union administration;

C. “division” means the financial institutions division of the regulation and licensing department;

D. “eligible organization” means a nonprofit corporation whose primary purpose is to provide affordable housing and that is qualified for tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended;  a unit of state or local government dealing with housing;  a local or regional housing authority or a tribal agency dealing with housing;

E. “fund” means the land title trust fund;

F. “low-income persons” means a household consisting of a single individual, a family or unrelated individuals living together if the household's total annual income does not exceed eighty percent of the median income for the area, as determined by the United States department of housing and urban development, and as adjusted for family size or other income ceiling determined for the area on the basis of that department's findings that such variations are necessary because of prevailing levels of construction costs or fair market rents or unusually high or low family incomes;

G. “pooled interest-bearing transaction account” means a trust or escrow account made available by a depository institution in the form of a negotiable order of withdrawal account, sweep account or other interest-bearing account;

H. “title company” means a title insurer or title insurance agent as defined in and regulated pursuant to the New Mexico Title Insurance Law;  and

I. “trustee” means the New Mexico mortgage finance authority.

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