The Ohio building authority may purchase, construct, reconstruct, equip, furnish, improve, alter, enlarge, maintain, repair, and operate buildings, facilities, and other properties on one or more sites within the state for use and occupancy by persons who meet all the following conditions:
(A) Are eligible to receive old age, survivors', or disability insurance payments under Title II of the "Social Security Act," 49 Stat. 620 (1935), 42 U.S.C. 401, or under any laws which may hereafter amend or supersede such chapters or title;
(B) Have been, after September 27, 1963, discharged by the head of a hospital pursuant to section 5122.21 of the Revised Code or by the head of an institution pursuant to section 5123.79 of the Revised Code;
(C) Are determined by the authority not to need the care and treatment provided in a hospital or other institution;
(D) Are determined by the authority to be unable, as a result of mental illness or developmental disability, to provide complete care for themselves or obtain and hold employment sufficient to provide the costs of living.
The authority may also provide living facilities for administrative, professional, and other personnel and their families necessary to maintain or operate the facilities and to carry out the purposes of the authority.
Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 158, §1, eff. 10/12/2016.
Effective Date: 04-09-1981 .