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2023 Statute


12-5222.Powers of cities and counties. In addition to powers which a city or county may have, cities and counties shall have all powers necessary to accomplish the purposes of this act including, but not limited to, the following:

(a) To acquire, and to contract and enter into advance commitments to acquire, home mortgage loans owned by lending institutions at such prices and upon such other terms and conditions determined by such city or county or such other person as it may designate as its agent;

(b) to make and execute contracts with lending institutions for the origination and servicing of home mortgage loans on behalf of a city or county and to pay the reasonable value of services rendered in accordance with such contracts;

(c) to make loans to lenders to enable such lenders to make home mortgage loans in accordance with this act;

(d) to establish, by rules or regulations, by ordinances relating to any issuance of bonds or in any financing documents relating to such issuance, such standards and requirements applicable to the purchase of home mortgage loans or the origination of home mortgage loans or loans to lenders as such city or county deems necessary or desirable to effectuate the public purposes of this act;

(e) to issue its bonds to defray, in whole or in part: (1) The costs of acquiring or originating home mortgage loans or making loans to lenders in order to enable them to make home mortgage loans for homes to be occupied by mortgagors; (2) the costs of studies and surveys, insurance premiums, underwriting fees, legal, accounting and marketing services incurred in connection with the issuance and sale of such bonds, including amounts required to establish reasonably necessary bond and interest reserve accounts, and trustee, custodian and rating agency fees; and (3) such other costs as are reasonably related to the foregoing;

(f) to authorize the sale or other disposition of any home mortgage loan, in whole or in part, upon such terms, at such prices and times, and from time to time, as may be necessary to assure that the revenues and receipts to be derived with respect to the home mortgage loans, together with any insurance proceeds, funds held in reserve accounts and earnings thereon, shall produce and provide revenues and receipts at least sufficient to provide for the prompt payment of the principal of, redemption premiums, if any, and interest at maturity of all bonds issued pursuant to this act;

(g) to pledge any revenues and receipts to be received from or in connection with any home mortgage loans to the punctual payment of bonds authorized under this act, and the interest and redemption premiums, if any, thereon;

(h) to mortgage, pledge or grant security interests in any home mortgage loans, notes or other property in favor of the holder or holders of bonds issued therefor;

(i) to issue its bonds for the purpose of refunding one or more times, in whole or in part, bonds theretofore issued by such municipality pursuant to the constitution or laws of the state of Kansas to finance the origination or acquisition of mortgage loans for one to four family residences;

(j) to appoint or designate a bank or trust company either within or without the state to serve as trustee or custodian for the benefit of the bondholders and to delegate and assign thereto, insofar as it may lawfully do so, its rights, duties and responsibilities with respect to carrying out and enforcing the terms and provisions of its residential housing finance plan;

(k) to provide for and authorize the use and disposition of any funds remaining in the possession of the city or county, or trustee or custodian designated by such city or county, following payment and retirement of any bonds issued pursuant to this act; and

(l) to make and execute contracts and other instruments necessary or convenient to the exercise of any of the powers granted herein.

History: L. 1982, ch. 60, § 4; L. 1983, ch. 71, § 3; L. 1986, ch. 86, § 1; L. 1991, ch. 62, § 1; April 25.

2024. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2024-06-18T04:01:04. Head Rev No: 787124(I)