Housing, Community Development, and Homelessness Prevention Act of 1987: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Development of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session on H.R. 4 ....

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Page 278 - By virtue of the power to borrow money "on the credit of the United States," the Congress is authorized to pledge that credit as an assurance of payment as stipulated, — as the highest assurance the Government can give, its plighted faith. To say that the Congress may withdraw or ignore that pledge, is to assume that the Constitution contemplates a vain promise, a pledge having no other sanction than the pleasure and convenience of the pledger. This Court has given no sanction to such a conception...
Page 540 - housing accommodations" means any building, structure, or part thereof, or land appurtenant thereto, or any other real or personal property rented or offered for rent for living or dwelling purposes (including houses, apartments...
Page 297 - ... the Bureau of Indian Affairs, BIA, and the Indian Health Service, IHS.
Page 314 - ... that he is without sufficient resources to provide the necessary housing and buildings on his own account ; and (3) that he is unable to secure the credit necessary for such housing and buildings from other sources upon terms and conditions which he could reasonably be expected to fulfill.
Page 152 - Before the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Development House Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs March 19, 1987 Mr.
Page 279 - The United States are as much bound by their contracts as are individuals. If they repudiate their obligations, it is as much repudiation, with all the wrong and reproach that term implies, as it would be if the repudiator had been a State or a municipality or a citizen.
Page 479 - I would be glad to respond to any questions that you or the members of the Subcommittee might have.
Page 545 - ... persons to be appointed by the governor, is hereby established for the purpose of making an investigation and study...
Page 543 - ... increased by the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers...

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