Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1956 NO. 183 > Jan 13 1956

(a) A legislative act permitting private corporations to construct, own, and rent housing on grounds of state institutions to employees thereof probably would be constitutional. (b) Legislation permitting rental housing for employees of state institutions such housing to be constructed from the proceeds of a bond issue, the bonds being retired from the rentals, would be constitutional. (c) Legislation pledging rentals from existing housing, for employees of state institutions, in aid of the retirement of a bond issue for new housing for the same purpose, would be constitutional. (d) Legislation providing for one bond issue for all rental housing to be constructed for employees of state institutions would be valid if the overall financing plan is constitutional.