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AGO 1983 No. 2 >  March 14, 1983
CITIES - COUNTIES - PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES
APPLICABILITY OF STATE PREVAILING WAGE LAW The construction, alteration, repair or improvement (other than ordinary maintenance) of low income housing facilities by a public housing authority established pursuant to chapter 35.82 RCW constitutes a public work which is subject to the provisions of the state prevailing wage law (chapter 39.12 RCW) where it is paid for with state or municipal funds or where, in any event, it gives rise to a lien or charge, on the part of the contractor or others involved, against the property of the housing authority.
AGO 2009 No. 2 >  April 24, 2009
PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES - PUBLIC WORKS
Whether statute governing alternative public works contracting procedures applies to public housing authorities Public housing authorities are “public bodies” as defined in RCW 39.10.210(12) and are therefore subject to the provisions of RCW 39.10.
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