Housing Act of 1949: Hearings Before the Committee on Banking and Currency, House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, First Session, on H.R. 4009, a Bill to Establish a National Housing Objective and the Policy to be Followed in the Attainment Thereof, to Provide Federal Aid to Assist Slum-clearance Projects and Low-rent Public Housing Projects Initiated by Local Agencies, to Provide for Financial Assistance by the Secretary of Agriculture for Farm Housing, and for Other Purposes

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Considers legislation to authorize Federal aid programs for slum-clearance, public housing projects, and rural development programs.
 

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Page 227 - All citizens of the United States shall have the same right, in every State and Territory, as is enjoyed by white citizens thereof to inherit, purchase, lease, sell, hold, and convey real and personal property.
Page 1 - ... the elimination of substandard and other inadequate housing through the clearance of slums and blighted areas, and the realization as soon as feasible of the goal of a decent home and a suitable living environment for every American family...
Page 394 - I am a member of the board of directors of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States and chairman of its taxation committee.
Page 289 - I am taking the liberty of sending a copy of this letter to the other members of your committee.
Page 2 - ... any other departments or agencies of the Federal Government having powers, functions, or duties with respect to housing, shall exercise their powers, functions, and duties under this or any other law, consistently with the national housing policy declared by this Act and in snch manner as will facilitate sustained progress in attaining the national housing objective hereby established, and in such manner as will encourage and assist (1) the production of housing of sound standards of design,...
Page 695 - To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the training of the child, and to develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for every child the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.
Page 293 - The policy to be followed in attaining the national housing objective hereby established shall be: (1) private enterprise shall be encouraged to serve as large a part of the total need as it can; (2) governmental assistance shall be utilized where feasible to enable private enterprise to serve more of the total need...
Page 12 - 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.
Page 22 - Congress that if any provisions of this Act, or the application thereof to any persons or circumstances, shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder of this Act or its applications to other persons and circumstances...
Page 3 - Treasury is authorized and directed to purchase any notes and other obligations issued hereunder and for such purpose he is authorized to use as a public debt transaction the proceeds from the sale of any securities issued under the Second Liberty Bond Act, as amended, and the purposes for which securities may be issued...

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