The Office of Community Planning and Development contains many sections relating to various laws, regulations, waivers and other legal documents. The list below provides the essential laws and regulation links, listed alphabetically, that relate to each division of CPD.
Compilation of Basic Laws on Housing and Community Development
Revised through December 31, 2002
Disaster Relief Assistance Act of 2013
Public Law No: 113-2
Sandy Disaster Relief Assistance Act Notice
78 FR 23578 Published April 19, 2013
78 FR 14329 Published March 5, 2013
American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
The Federally designated Empowerment Zones have been extended to 12/31/2013 by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, H.R. 8; however, the State or local government must agree to amend and extend the EZ designation through a Memorandum of Agreement before business taxpayers can file for tax incentives for calendar years 2012 and 2013.