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Executive Orders, and rules and regulations pursuant thereto.

2.9. Clean air act and Federal water pollution control act. The PHA shall incorporate or cause to be incorporated into any contract for construction or substantial rehabilitation, such clause or clauses as are required by the Government for compliance with the regulations issued by the Environmental Protection Agency pursuant to the Clean Air Act, as amended, the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended, and Executive Order 11738. The PHA shall cooperate with the Government in the conducting of compliance reviews pursuant to said Acts and Regulations.

2.10. Labor standards. The PHA shall incorporate or cause to be incorporated into any contract for construction or substantial rehabilitation of nine or more dwelling units, such clause or clauses as are required by the Government for compliance with its regulations issued pursuant to the Copeland Act, the Davis-Bacon Act, and the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act. The PHA shall cooperate with the Government in the conducting of compliance reviews pursuant to said Acts and Regulations.

2.11. Estimates of required annual contributions. The PHA shall from time to time submit to the Government estimates of required annual contributions at such times and in such form as the Government may require. All estimates and any revisions thereof submitted under this Section shall be subject to Government approval.

2.12. Insurance and fidelity bond coverage. For purposes of protection against hazards arising out of or in connection with the administrative activities of the PHA in carrying out the Project, the PHA shall carry adequate (1) comprehensive general liability insurance, (2) workmen's compensation coverage (statutory or voluntary), (3) automobile liability insurance against property damage and bodily injury (owned and non-owned), and (4) fidelity bond coverage of its officers, agents, or employees handling cash or authorized to sign checks or certify vouchers. 2.13. Books of account and records; reports.

(a) The PHA shall maintain complete and accurate books of account and records, as may be prescribed from time to time by the Government, in connection with the Projects, including records which permit a speedy and effective audit, and will among other things fully disclose the amount and the disposition by the PHA of the Annual Contributions and other Project Receipts, if any.

(b) The books of account and records of the PHA shall be maintained for each Project as separate and distinct from all other Projects and undertakings of the PHA, except as authorized or approved by the Government.

(c) The PHA shall furnish the Government such financial, operating, and statistical reports, records, statements, and documents at such times, in such form, and accompanied by such supporting data, all

as may reasonably be required from time to time by the Government.

(d) The Government and the Comptroller General of the United States, or his duly authorized representatives, shall have full and free access to the Projects and to all the books, documents, papers, and records of the PHA that are pertinent to its operations with respect to financial assistance under the Act, including the right to audit, and to make excerpts and transcripts from such books and records.

(e) The PHA shall incorporate or cause to be incorporated in all Contracts the following clauses:

REPORTS, ACCESS TO PREMISES AND RECORDS

(1) The Owner shall furnish such information and reports pertinent to the Contract as reasonably may be required from time to time by the PHA and the Government.

(2) The Owner shall permit the PHA and the Government or any of their duly authorized representatives, to have access to the premises and, for the purpose of audit and examination, to have access to any books, documents, papers and records of the Owner that are pertinent to compliance with this Contract, including the verification of information pertinent to the monthly requests to the PHA for housing assistance payments.

(f) Audits required by the Government will be performed or paid for by the Government,

2.14. General depositary agreement and general fund.

(a) The PHA shall maintain one or more agreements, which are herein collectively called the “General Depositary Agreement," in form prescribed by the Government, with one or more banks (each of which shall be, and continue to be, a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) selected as depositary by the PHA. Immediately upon the execution of any General Depositary Agreement, the PHA shall furnish to the Government such executed or conformed copies thereof as the Government may require. No such General Depositary Agreement shall be terminated except after 30 days notice to the Government.

(b) All monies received by or held for account of the PHA in connection with the Projects shall constitute the General Fund.

(c) The PHA shall, except as otherwise provided in this ACC, deposit promptly with such bank or banks, under the terms of the General Depositary Agreement, all monies constituting the General Fund.

(d) The PHA may withdraw monies from the General Fund only for (1) the payment of Project Expenditures, and (2) other purposes specifically approved by the Government. No withdrawals shall be made except in accordance with a voucher or vouchers then on file in the office of the PHA stating in proper detail the purpose for which such withdrawal is made.

(e) If the PHA (1) in the determination of the Government, is in Substantial Default,

or (2) makes or has made any fraudulent or willful misrepresentation of any material fact in any of the documents or data submitted to the Government pursuant to this ACC or in any document or data submitted to the Government as a basis for this ACC or as an inducement to the Government to enter into this ACC, the Government shall have the right to require any bank or other depositary which holds any monies of the General Fund, to refuse to permit any withdrawals of such monies; Provided, however, that upon the curing of such Default the Government shall promptly rescind such requirement.

2.15. Pooling of funds under 3pecial conditions and revolving fund. (a) The PHA may deposit under the terms of the General Depositary Agreement monies received or held by the PHA in connection with any other housing project developed or operated by the PHA pursuant to the provisions of any contract for annual contributions, administration, or lease between the PHA aad the Government.

(b) The PHA may also deposit under the terms of the General Depositary Agreement amounts necessary for current expenditures of any other project or enterprise of the PHA, including any project or enterprise in which the Government has no financial interest; Provided, however, that such deposits shall be lump-sum transfers from the depositaries of such other projects or enterprises, and shall in no event be deposits of the direct revenues or receipts of such other projects or enterprises.

(C) If the PHA operates other projects or enterprises in which the Government has no financial interest it may, from time to time, withdraw such amounts as the Government may approve from monies on deposit under the General Depositary Agreement for deposit in and disbursement from a revolving fund provided for the payment of items chargeable in part to the Projects and in part to other projects or enterprises of the PHA; Provided, however, that all deposits in such revolving fund shall be lump-sum transfers from the depositaries of the related projects or enterprises and shall in no event be deposits of the direct revenues or receipts.

(d) The PHA may establish petty cash or change funds in reasonable amounts, from monies on deposit under the General Depositary Agreement.

(e) In no event shall the PHA withdraw from any of the funds or accounts authorized under this Section 2.15 amounts for the Projects or for any other project or enterprise in excess of the amount then on deposit in respect thereto.

2.16. Default.

(a) Failure or Inability of PHA to Comply with Agreement. In the event the Government determines that the PHA is in default as provided in the Agreement with the Owner, or if such Agreement is held to be void, voidable or ultra vires, or if the power or

right of the PHA to enter into such Agreement is drawn into question in any legal proceedings, or if the PHA asserts or claims that such Agreement is not binding upon the PHA for any such reason, the Government, may, after reasonable notice to the PHA, determine that the occurrence of any such event, if the Owner not in default, constitutes a Substantial Default hereunder as to the Project. In such case, the Government will assume the PHA's rights and obligations under the Agreement and carry out the obligations of the PHA under the Agreement, including the obligation to enter into the Contract.

(b) Failure or inability of PHA to Comply with Contract. In the event of failure of the PHA to comply with the Contract with the Owner, or if such Contract is held to be void, voidable or ultra vires, or if the power or right of the PHA to into such Contract is drawn into question in any legal proceeding, or if the PHA asserts or claims that such Contract is not binding upon the PHA for any such reason, the Government may, after reasonable notice to the PHA, determine that the occurrence of any such event, if the Owner is not in default, constitutes a Substantial Default hereunder. In such case, the Government will assume the PHA's rights and obligations under such Contract, and the Government shall, for the duration of such Contract, continue to pay Annual Contributions fo the purpose of making housing assistance payments with respect to dwelling units under such Contract, shall perform the obligations and enforce the rights of the PHA, and shall exercise such other powers as the Government may have to cure the Default.

(C) Other Defaults by the PHA. If the PHA defaults in the observance or performance of the provisions of Section 2.4; fails to comply with its obligations under any duly issued Certificate of Family Participation in accordance with its terms; fails to comply with the requirements of Sections 2.5, 2.6, 2.7 or 2.8; defaults in the performance or observance of any term, covenant, or condition of this ACC other than the defaults enumerated in this paragraph, and if such defaults have not been remedied within a reasonable time, not to exceed 30 days, after the Government has notified the PHA thereof; or fails to comply with the applicable provisions of the Act and all regulations issued pursuant thereto; the Government may, after reasonable notice to the PHA, determine that the occurrence of . any such event, if the Owner is not in default, constitutes a Substantial Default hereunder as to the Project. Upon the occurrence of a Substantial Default with respect to any Project, the PHA shall, if the Government so requires, assign to the Government all of its rights and interests in and to the project, or such part thereof as the Government may specify, and the Government shall continue to pay Annual Contributions with respect to dwelling units covered by Housing Assistance Payments Contracts in accordance with the

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terms of this ACC until reassigned to the PHA.

(d) Return of Rights and Obligations to PHA. All rights and obligations of the PHA assumed by the Government pursuant to this Section 2.16 will be returned as constituted at the time of such return (i) when the Government is satisfied that all defaults have been cured and that the Project will thereafter be administered in accordance with all applicable requirements or (ii) when the Housing Assistance Payments Contract is at an end, whichever occurs sooner.

(e) Rights of Owner. The provisions of this Section 2.16 are made with, and for the benefit of, the owner or his assignees who will have been specifically approved by the Government prior to such assignment. To enforce the performance of this provision the Owner and such assignees, as well as the PHA, shall have the right to proceed against the Government by suit at law or in equity.

2.17. Remedies Not Exclusive and NonWaivers of Remedies. Any remedy provided for herein shall not be exclusive or preclude the Owner, PHA and/or the Government from exercising any other remedy available under this ACC or under any provisions of law, nor shall any action taken in the exercise of any remedy be deemed a waiver of any other rights or remedies available to such parties. Failure on the part of any such party to exercise any right or remedy shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor operate to deprive the party of the right thereafter to take any remedial action for the same or any subsequent default.

2.18. Interest of Members, Officers, or Employees of PHA, Members of Local Governing Body, or Other Public Officials. (a) Neither the PHA nor any of its contractors or their subcontractors shall enter into any contract, subcontract, or arrangement, in connection with any Project, in which any member, officer, or employee of the PHA, or any member of the governing body of the locality in which the Project is situated, or any member of the governing body of the locality in which the PHA was activated, or any other public official of such locality or localities who exercises any responsibilities or functions with respect to the Project during his tenure or for one year thereafter has any interest, direct or indirect. If any such present or former member, officer, or employee of the PHA, or any such governing body member or such other public official of such 10-cality or localities involuntarily acquires or had acquired prior to the beginning of his tenure any such interest, and if such interest is immediately disclosed to the PHA and such disclosure is entered upon the minutes of the PHA, the PHA, with the prior approval of the Government, may waive the prohibition contained in this subsection; Provided, however, that any such present member, officer, or employee of the PHA shall not participate in any action by the PHA relating

to such contract, subcontract, or arrangement.

(b) The PHA shall insert in all contracts entered into in connection with any Project or any property included or planned to be included in any Project, and shall require its contractors to insert in each of its subcontracts, the following provisions:

No member, officer, or employee of the PHA, no member of the governing body of the locality in which the Project is situated, no member of the governing body of the locality in which the PHA was activated, and no other public official of such locality or localities who exercises any functions or responsibilities with respect to the Project, during his tenure or for one year thereafter, shall have any interest, direct or indirect, in this contract or the proceeds thereof.

(c) The provisions of the foregoing subsections (a) and (b) of this section 2, shall not be applicable to the General Deposijary Agreement, or utility service the rates for which are fixed or controlled by a governmental agency.

2.19. Interest of Member of or Delegate to Congress. No member of or delegate to the Congress of the United States of America or resident commissioner shall be admitted to any share or part of this ACC or to any benefits which may arise therefrom. APPENDIX IV-SECTION 8 HOUSING, ASSISTANCE

PAYMENTS PROGRAM-AGREEMENT TO ENTER INTO HOUSING ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS CONTRACT—NEW CONSTRUCTION-PRIVATE-OWNER/PHA PROJECT

PART 1 This Agreement to Enter into Housing Assistance Payments Contract ("Agreement") is made and entered into by and between the

(“PHA”), which is a public housing agency as defined in the United States Housing Act of 1937, 42 U.S.C. 1437, et seq. (“Act”), at section 1437a (6), and

("Owner"). Whereas, the Owner proposes to complete a housing project consisting of improvements and land as described in the approved Final Proposal; and

Whereas, the Owner and the PHA propose to enter into a Housing Assistance Payments Contract ("Contract") upon the completion of said project for the purpose of making housing assistance payments to enable eligible lower-income families ("Families”) to occupy units in said project; and

Whereas, the PHA has entered into an Annual Contributions Contract dated

19.-, with the United States of America acting through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (“Government") with respect to Project No. ("ACC”), under which the Government will provide financial assistance to the PHA pursuant to section 8 of the Act for the purpose of making housing assistance payments; and

Whereas, the Owner is also the developer, or, if the developer is other than the Owner, the developer's name is

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Now therefore, the parties hereto agree as follows:

1.1 Significant dates: Contents of agreeinent.

a. Time for Completion of Project. The time for completion of the project (see Section 1.2a) is

calendar days after the effective date of this Agreement.

b. Date for Commencement of Work. The date for commencement of work (see Section 1.2b) is

c. Contents of Agreement. This Agreement consists of Part I, Part II, and the following exhibits:

Exhibit A: The approved Final Proposal including, among other things, the architect's certification, the Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan (if required), evidence of management capability, and management program (if required);

Exhibit B: The Housing Assistance Payments Contract ("Contract”) to be executed upon acceptable completion of the project;

Exhibit C: The Annual Contributions Contract;

Exhibit D: The schedule of completion in stages, if applicable;

Exhibit E: The schedule of minimum rates of wages, if applicable; and

Additional exhibits: (Specify additional exhibits, if any. If none, insert “None.")

This Agreement, including said exhibits, comprises the entire agreement between the parties hereto, and neither party is bound by any representations or agreements of any kind except as contained herein. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall create or affect any relationship between the PHA and the lender or any contractors or subcontractors employed by the owner in the completion of the project.

1.2 Schedule of completion.

a. Time for Completion. The project shall be completed in accordance with Section 1.4 no later than the end of the period stated in Section 1.1a, or in stages as provided for in Exhibit D which identifies the units comprising each stage and the date of commencement and time for completion of each stage. Where completion in stages is provided for, all references to project completion shall be deemed to refer to project completion and/or completion of any stage, as appropriate.

b. Timely Performance of work. The Owner egrees that no later than the date stated in Section 1.1b the work will be commenced and diligently continued. In the event the work is not commenced, diligently continued, and/ or completed as aforesaid, the PHA reserves the right, subject to Government approval, to rescind this Agreement or take other appropriate action. The Owner shall report to the PHA the date work was commenced and shall thereafter furnish the PHA with peri. odic progress reports (quarterly unless more frequent reporting is required by the PHA).

c. Delays. In the event there is delay in the completion due to strikes, lockouts, labor union disputes, fire, unusual delays in transportation, unavoidable casualties, weather,

acts of God, or any other causes beyond the Owner's control, or by delay authorized by the PHA, the time for completion shall be extended to the extent that completion is delayed due to one or more of these causes. No increases in the rents set forth in Exhibit B (“Contract Rents”) may be granted on account of any such delays.

1.3 Construction period.

a. Changes. The Owner shall submit for PHA and Government approval any changes from Exhibit A which will materially reduce or alter his obligations or any changes which alter the design or materially reduce the quality or amenities of the project. Approval of such changes may be conditioned on a reduction of Contract Rents. If such changes are made without prior approval by the PHA and the Government, the Owner may be required to reduce the Contract Rents or remedy the defects or deficiencies as a condition for acceptance of the project. Contract Rents may not be increased by reason of any changes or modifications.

b. Commencement of marketing. The Owner shall commence and diligently continue marketing as soon as possible, but in any event no later than 90 days prior to the estimated completion date. The Owner shall notify the PHA of the date of commencement of marketing. The Owner shall also comply with all reporting requirements under the Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Regulations. Not later than 30 days prior to the estimated completion date and periodically thereafter, the Owner shall notify the PHA of any units which he anticipates will be vacant on the effective date of the Contract. At the time the Contract is executed, the Owner shall submit a list of the dwelling units leased as of the effective date of the Contract and a list of the units not so leased, if any. The Owner will be entitled to housing 'assistance payments for any unleased units pursuant to Section 1.7b of the Contract only if he has fully complied with the requirements of this paragraph and the provisions of that Section.

c. Management certification. Prior to acceptance of the project by the Government, the Owner shall certify in writing that there has been on change in the evidence of management capability or in the proposed management program (if one was required) specified in his Final Proposal other than changes approved in writing by the PHA and the Government in accordance with paragraph a of this section.

d. Labor Standards Certification. Prior to acceptance of the project by the Government, the Owner shall certify in writing that he has complied with the provisions of Sections 2.6 through 2.11 of this Agreement, and that to the best of his knowledge and belief there are no claims of underpayment to laborers or mechanics in alleged violation of said pro

1 Strike this paragraph if the project involves fewer than nine Contract units.

visions of the Agreement. In the event there are any such pending claims to the knowledge of the Owner or the PHA or the Government, the Owner shall be required to place a sufficient amount in escrow as determined by the Government to assure payment thereof.

1.4 Project completion.

a. Conformance to Final Proposal. The completed project shall be in accordance with Exhibit A. The Owner shall be solely responsible for completion of the project.

b. Notification of Completion. The Owner shall notify the Government, with a copy to the PHA, when the work is completed and shall submit to the Government the evidence of completion described in paragraph c of this Section,

c. Evidence of Completion. Completion of the project shall be evidenced by furnishing the Government with all of the following:

(1) A set of as-built drawings.

(2) A certificate of occupancy and/or other official approvals necessary for occupancy.

(3) A certification by the Owner, which will be supported by the Owner's warranty in the Contract, that:

(i) All work has been completed in accordance with the requirements of this Agreement;

(ii) The project is in good and tenantable condition; and

(iii) There are no defects or deficiencies in the project except for ordinary punchlist items, or incomplete work awaiting seasonal opportunity such as landscaping and heating system test (such excepted items to be specified).

(4) A certification by the registered architect responsible for inspection of construction that such inspection was performed by him or under his supervision with the frequency and thoroughness required by the generally accepted standards for professional care and judgment, and that to the best of his knowledge, belief, and professional judgment:

(i) All work has been completed in conformance with the certified working drawings and specifications for the project or approved changes thereto (such changes to be listed);

(ii) The project is in good and tenantable condition; and

(iii) There are no defects or deficiencies in the project except for ordinary punchlist items, or incomplete work awaiting seasonal opportunity such as landscaping and heating system test (such excepted items to be specified).

(iv) The project has been constructed in accordance with applicable zoning, building, housing, and other codes, ordinances or regulations, as modified by any waivers obtained from the appropriate officials.

d. Inspection.

(1) Within ten working days of the receipt of the Owner's notification of project completion, the Government representative, accompanied by a PHA representative, shall

inspect the project and review the evidence of completion listed in paragraph c of this Section. Such inspection shall be sufficient to enable the Government inspector to state in his inspection report that he has inspected the observable elements and features of the project in accordance with professional standards of care and judgment and that, on the basis of such inspection, the project has been completed in accordance with the Agreement and, in particular, that there are no observable conditions inconsistent with the certifications of the Owner or the design architect or the inspecting architect. As promptly as possible, the Government shall notify the Owner in writing as to whether or not the project has been completed in an acceptable manner.

(2) In the event the Owner disputes the Government's determinations, he may submit the controversy to third-party arbitration, at his expense, provided that the arbitration is advisory only.

e. Acceptance of Project. If the Government determines that the project is not acceptable under paragraph d(1) of this Section, the following shall apply:

(1) If the defects or deficiencies are only punchlist items or incomplete items awaiting seasonal opportunity, the project may be accepted and the Contract executed. If the Owner fails to complete such items within a reasonable time to the satisfaction of the PHA and the Government, the PHA may, upon 30 days notice, as directed by the Government, terminate the Contract or exercise the PHA's other rights under the Contract.

(2) If the defects or deficiencies are other than punchlist items or incomplete work awaiting seasonal opportunity, but the Government determines that (i) a certificate of occupancy and/or other official approvals necessary for occupancy has been issued, (ii) the project is in good and tenantable condition, and (iii) the project has been constructed in accordance with the applicable zoning, building, housing and other codes, ordinances or regulations, as modified by any waivers obtained from the appropriate officials, the project may be accepted after the Owner corrects the defects or deficiencies or the project may be accepted subject to a specified reduction of the Contract Rents as determined by the Government.

(3) If the Government determines that the project is not acceptable under paragraphs e(1) or e(2) of this Section, the topernment shall determine: (i) whether the defects or deficiencies can be corrected and (ii) whether a reduction in Contract Rents will be required as a condition to acceptance of the project. If it is determined that the defects or deficiencies can be corrected, the Owner shall be notified of the Government's determinations under (i) and (ii) of this subparagraph, and, if he agrees to comply with the conditions, an agreement shall be entered into pursuant to which the defects or deficiencies will be corrected and the proj

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