Code of the District of Columbia

§ 42–2901. Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) “Department” means the District of Columbia Department of Public and Assisted Housing Development.

(2) “First-time homebuyer” means a purchaser who has no ownership interest in a principal residence at any time during the 3-year period ending on the date of the application for assistance, but includes an applicant who has divorced or separated during the 3-year period where a formal settlement did not convey an ownership interest in a principal residence which had been jointly owned.

(3) “Housing unit” means any room or group of rooms forming a single-family residential unit, including a semi-detached condominium, cooperative, or semi-detached or detached home that is intended to be used or used for living, sleeping, and the preparation and eating of meals by human occupants.

(4) “Police officer” means officers of all ranks employed by the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department.