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State Housing Decisions: Summaries and Texts

Report Acceptance Date: 
April 1939 (243 pages)
Posted Date:   
February 21, 2018

This historic publication, assembled by the American Federation of Housing Authorities, catalogs state court decisions relating to the legality and constitutionality of state housing authorities. These opinions were given in 1937, 1938, and 1939, as municipalities began implementing public housing and the bodies necessary to develop and administer it. Overall, the emerging decisions regarding state housing authorities found them to be legally valid.

This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.