STATE OF DELAWARE
TO: Heads of all State Departments and Agencies
RE: Designation of the University of Delaware as the State Agency in Delaware to Carry Out the Provisions of Title VIII of the National Housing Act of 1964 (P.L. 88-560)
WHEREAS, Title VIII of the National Housing Act of 1964 (P.L. 88-560, 20 U.S.C. 801) establishes a program to assist states and the instrumentalities of their political subdivisions through training of elected officials, community development and policy making groups, and employees of local governments as well as professional planners and those desiring formal training in planning and related fields; and
WHEREAS, Section 802, subsection (b) of the National Housing Act of 1964 requires formal designation by the Governor of the State agency as the applicant State agency to receive Federal grants for programs.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, RUSSELL W. PETERSON, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare and order as follows:
1. That the University of Delaware is hereby named and designated for the purposes of carrying out the provisions of Title VIII of the National Housing Act of 1964 (P.L. 88-560), as the State agency in Delaware to administer educational programs dealing with urban problems to lay and professional persons as designated under the law.
2. That the University of Delaware shall serve as the State agency in Delaware to effectuate the purposes of Title VIII as set forth in Sections 802, subsection (b) and 804 and to receive grants authorized under Section 802, subsections (a) and (c).
Approved this 1st day of August, 1969.
(GREAT SEAL) RUSSELL W. PETERSON
Secretary of State