To Create a United States Housing Authority: Hearings Before the Committee on Banking and Currency, House of Representatives, Seventy-fifth Congress, First Session, on (H.R. 5033) (S. 1685) a Bill to Provide Financial Assistance to the States and Political Subdivisions Thereof for the Elimination of Unsafe and Insanitary Housing Conditions, for the Provision of Decent, Safe, and Sanitary Dwellings for Families of Low Income, and for the Reduction of Unemployment and the Stimulation of Business Activity, to Create a United States Housing Authority, and for Other Purposes. August 3,4, 5, 6, 1937

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Page 295 - Five members who are members of the Committee on Banking and Currency of the House of Representatives, three from the majority and two from the minority party, to be appointed by the chairman of the committee.
Page 240 - Administrator; shall be secured in such manner and be repaid within such period, not exceeding fifty years, as may be determined by him; and shall bear interest at a rate determined by him which shall be not more than [the higher of...
Page 236 - States, whether the House is in session, has recessed, or has adjourned, to hold such hearings, and to require by subpena or otherwise the attendance and testimony of such witnesses and the production of such books, records, correspondence...
Page 187 - ... no family shall be accepted as a tenant in any such project whose aggregate income exceeds five times the rental of the quarters to be furnished such family. The term "rental" as used in this subsection includes the average cost (as determined by the Federal Emergency Administrator of Public Works) of heat, light, water, and cooking, where such services are not supplied by the lessor and included in the rent.
Page 88 - States, and such guaranty shall be expressed on the face thereof, and such bonds shall be lawful investments, and may be accepted as security for all fiduciary, trust, and public funds, the investment or deposit of which shall be under the authority or control of the United States or any officer or officers thereof.
Page 238 - low-rent housing" means decent, safe, and sanitary dwellings within the financial reach of families of low income, and developed and administered to promote serviceability, efficiency, economy, and stability, and embraces all necessary appurtenances thereto. The dwellings in low-rent housing...
Page 129 - Slum shall mean any area where dwellings predominate which, by reason of dilapidation, overcrowding, faulty arrangement or design, lack of ventilation, light, or sanitary facilities, or any combination of these factors, are detrimental to safety, health, and morals; (i) Housing project...
Page 295 - States ; and be it further Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate be hereby directed to transmit copies of this resolution to the President and Vice President of the United States...
Page 46 - Administrator may also insure first mortgages, other than mortgages defined in section 201 (a) of this title, covering property held by Federal or State instrumentalities, private limited dividend corporations, or municipal corporate instrumentalities of one or more States, formed for the purpose of providing housing for persons of low income...

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