Nevada Public Organizations for Community Service
Sec. § 319.143
Division required to create and maintain statewide low-income housing database.


1.

The Division shall create and maintain a statewide low-income housing database.

2.

The database must include, without limitation, the compilation and analysis of demographic, economic and housing data from a variety of sources that:

(a)

Provides for an annual assessment of the affordable housing market at the city and county level, including data relating to housing units, age of housing, rental rates and rental vacancy rates, new home sales and resale of homes, new construction permits, mobile homes, lots available for mobile homes and conversions of multifamily condominiums;

(b)

Addresses the housing needs of various population groups in Nevada, such as households that rent, homeowners, elderly households, veterans, persons with disabilities or special needs, homeless persons, recovering drug abusers, persons suffering from mental health ailments and victims of domestic violence, with each group distinguished to show the percentage of the population group at different income levels, and a determination of the number of households within each special-needs group experiencing housing costs greater than 50 percent of their income, overcrowding or substandard housing;

(c)

Contains an estimate of the number and condition of subsidized and other low-income housing units at the county level and the identification of any subsidized units that are forecast to convert to market-rate units within a 2-year planning period;

(d)

Provides a demographic and economic overview by local and county jurisdiction, if feasible, for the population of Nevada, including age, race and ethnicity, household size, migration, current and forecast employment, household income and a summary relating to the effects of demographics and economic factors on housing demand;

(e)

Provides the number of housing units available to a victim of domestic violence from any housing authority, as defined in NRS 315.021, and from participation in the program of housing assistance pursuant to section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, 42 U.S.C. 1437f; and

(f)

Provides the number of terminations of victims of domestic violence in this State from the program of housing assistance pursuant to section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, 42 U.S.C. 1437f.

3.

The costs of creating and maintaining the database:

(a)

Must be paid from the Account for Low-Income Housing created by NRS 319.500; and

(b)

May not exceed $175,000 per year.
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