CHAPTER 184

HOUSING AUTHORITIES

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO MANAGE AND ADMINISTER AS AGENT FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PROJECTS TO PROVIDE HOUSING FOR PERSONS ENGAGED IN WAR INDUSTRIES OR ACTIVITIES AND TO COOPERATE WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IN MAKING HOUSING AVAILABLE FOR SUCH PERSONS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That any Housing Authority now or hereafter established pursuant to Chapter 160 of the Revised Code of Delaware 1935, as amended may exercise any and all of its powers to aid and cooperate with the Federal Government in making housing available for persons engaged, or to be engaged in war industries or activities ; and further may act as agent for the Federal Government in developing, managing and administering projects undertaken by the Federal Government to provide such war housing; may lease such projects from the Federal Government; and may arrange with public bodies and provide agencies for such services and facilities as may be needed for such projects.

Section 2. That any Housing Authority now, or hereafter established pursuant to Chapter 160 of the Revised Code of Delaware 1935, as amended, in acting as agent for the Federal Government in the developing, managing and administering projects for persons engaged or to be engaged in war industries, or as lessee of the Federal Government may operate in any area or territory beyond its fixed area of operation.

Section 3. The powers herein given to any Housing Authority established pursuant to Chapter 160 of the Revised Code of Delaware 1935, shall be only for the period of the present national emergency and six months thereafter.

Section 4. This Act will become effective upon its approval. Approved March 30, 1943.