United States Housing Act of 1936: Hearings Before the Committee on Education and Labor, United States Senate, Seventy-fourth Congress, Second Session, on S. 4424, a Bill to Provide Financial Assistance to the States and Political Subdivisions Thereof for the Elimination of Unsafe and Insanitary Housing Conditions, for the Development 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. April 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, and 29, 1936
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1936 - 369 pages
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Page 10 - If any provision of this Act, or the application of such provision to any person or circumstances, shall be held invalid, the remainder of this Act, or the application of such provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby. SEC. 17. This Act may be cited as the "National Labor Relations Act.
Page 225 - families of low income' means families (including elderly and displaced families) who are in the lowest income group and who cannot afford to pay enough to cause private enterprise in their locality or metropolitan area to build an adequate supply of decent, safe, and sanitary dwellings for their use.
Page 2 - It is hereby declared to be the policy of the United States to promote the general welfare of the Nation by employing its funds and credit, as provided in this Act, to assist the several States and their political subdivisions to alleviate present and recurring unemployment and to remedy the unsafe and insanitary housing conditions and the acute shortage of decent, safe, and sanitary dwellings for families of low income, in rural or urban communities, that are injurious to the health, safety, and...
Page 8 - An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved September 7, 1916, as amended, shall extend to persons given employment under the provisions of this Act.
Page 293 - All such regulations shall be uniform for each class or kind of buildings throughout each district, but the regulations in one district may differ from those in other districts.
Page 259 - SUCH OTHER OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES AS MAY BE NECESSARY FOR CARRYING OUT ITS FUNCTIONS UNDER THIS ACT, AND FIX THEIR COMPENSATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CLASSIFICATION ACT OF 1923, AS AMENDED.
Page 10 - To provide financial assistance to the States and political subdivisions thereof for the elimination of unsafe and insanitary housing conditions, for the eradication of slums, 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.
Page 296 - It shall be the function and duty of the Commission to make and adopt a master plan for the physical development of the municipality...
Page 2 - slum or blighted area" means any area where dwellings predominate which, by reason of dilapidation, overcrowding, faulty arrangement, or design, lack of ventilation, light or sanitation facilities, or any combination of these factors, are detrimental to safety, health, or morals.