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AGO 2004 No. 2 >  October 6, 2004
HOUSING AUTHORITIES - INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT
Authority of housing authority to perform administrative services for agencies in other states A housing authority may perform such administrative services such as “Section 8” contract administration for housing agencies located in other states, if (1) such services are covered in an interlocal cooperation agreement meeting the requirements of RCW 39.34, (2) each party to the agreement has authority to perform the services in question; and (3) each party has authority to enter into the interlocal agreement.
AGO 1978 No. 17 >  May 11, 1978
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - COUNTY - COMMISSIONERS - PROPERTY - HOUSING AUTHORITIES - SALE OF PROPERTY BY COUNTY COMMISSIONER TO COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- COMMISSIONERS ‑- PROPERTY ‑- HOUSING AUTHORITIES ‑- SALE OF PROPERTY BY COUNTY COMMISSIONER TO COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY Except under certain special circumstances whereby the normal relationship between a board of county commissioners and a county housing authority is modified, as further indicated herein, the sale of real property by a county commissioner to a county housing authority within the same county does not violate any statutory provision concerning conflicts of interest.
AGO 1957 No. 91 >  July 2, 1957
HOUSING AUTHORITIES - DISPOSITION OF REAL PROPERTY
HOUSING AUTHORITIES ‑- DISPOSITION OF REAL PROPERTY A local housing authority may dispose of unimproved land which is in excess of current needs where such land was acquired to qualify the authority as transferee of temporary war housing from the federal government under the relinquishment provisions of the Lanham Act, as amended.  Proceeds of such sale may be used to improve and maintain the transferred dwellings.
AGO 1951 No. 440 >  January 31, 1951
HOUSING AUTHORITIES - POWERS - ACQUISITION, OPERATION AND DISPOSITION OF PROJECTS OWNED BY FEDERAL ADMINISTRATION
HOUSING AUTHORITIES ‑- POWERS ‑- ACQUISITION, OPERATION AND DISPOSITION OF PROJECTS OWNED BY FEDERAL ADMINISTRATION

State Housing Authorities have power to acquire the properties of Federal projects, but may operate them only for nonprofit low rental purposes.Disposition of such property, once acquired by housing authorities, is controlled by Federal statute.  (Section 1586, Title 42, U.S.C.A.)

AGLO 1975 No. 32 >  March 19, 1975
HOUSING AUTHORITIES - PUBLIC
CONSTITUTIONALITY OF BILL EXPANDING POWER OF HOUSING AUTHORITY Discussion of the constitutionality of House Bill No.449, pending before the 1975 legislature, insofar as this bill would authorize a housing authority to provide housing to persons other than those of low income and to become involved in the financing of housing projects constructed by private builders.
AGLO 1977 No. 8 >  February 24, 1977
HOUSING AUTHORITIES - FUNDS - BANKS - INVESTMENTS - INVESTMENT OF HOUSING AUTHORITY FUNDS IN CERTAIN SECURITIES
HOUSING AUTHORITIES ‑- FUNDS ‑- BANKS ‑- INVESTMENTS ‑- INVESTMENT OF HOUSING AUTHORITY FUNDS IN CERTAIN SECURITIES A public housing authority established pursuant to chapter 35.82 RCW, although authorized to purchase time certificates of deposit issued by certain in-state financial institutions under chapter 39.68 RCW, has no legal authority to purchase such certificates of deposit when issued by out-of-state financial institutions.
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