General Housing Act of 1945: Hearings, Seventy-ninth Congress, First Session, on S. 1592
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1946 - Housing
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Page 692 - ... the realization as soon as feasible of the goal of a decent home and suitable living environment for every American family...
Page 18 - Such debentures shall be exempt, both as to principal and interest, from all taxation (except surtaxes, estate, inheritance, and gift taxes) now or hereafter imposed by any Territory, dependency, or possession of the United States or by the District of Columbia, or by any State, county, municipality, or local taxing authority.
Page 18 - ... in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and thereupon to the extent of the amount so paid the Secretary of the Treasury shall succeed to all the rights of the holders of such obligations.
Page 19 - ... the faith of the United States is solemnly pledged to the payment in coin, or its equivalent of all the obligations of the United States...
Page 520 - Act) to establish and revise the rents or charges therefor; to own, hold, and improve real or personal property; to purchase, lease, obtain options upon, acquire by gift, grant, bequest, devise, or otherwise any real or personal property or any interest therein...
Page 4 - The Congress hereby declares that the general welfare and security of the Nation and the health and living standards of its people require housing production and related community development sufficient to remedy the serious housing shortage, the elimination of substandard and other inadequate housing...
Page 19 - Nothing herein shall be construed to exempt the real property of associations from taxation in any state or in any sub-division thereof to the same extent, according to its value, as other real property is taxed.
Page 271 - ... with incomes so low that they are not being decently housed in new or existing housing shall be extended to those localities which estimate their own needs and demonstrate that these needs are not being met through reliance solely upon private enterprise, and without such aid...
Page 11 - The Secretary of the Treasury, in his discretion, is authorized to purchase any obligations of the Corporation issued hereunder, and for such purpose the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to use as a public-debt transaction the proceeds from the sale of any securities hereafter issued under the Second Liberty Bond Act, as amended, and the purposes for which securities may be issued under such Act, as amended, are extended to include any purchases of the Corporation's obligations hereunder.
Page 305 - All redemptions, purchases, and sales by the Secretary of the Treasury of such notes or other obligations shall be treated as public debt transactions of the United States.