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Chapter 1. Housing Authorities LawRead Chapter

  • Article 1. General ProvisionsRead all
  • § 36-1
    Title of chapter
    § 36-2
    Findings and declaration of necessity
    § 36-3
    Definitions
    § 36-4
    Creation of redevelopment and housing authorities
    § 36-4.1
    Holding of referendum; effect
    § 36-5
    Reports
    § 36-6
    Cooperation in undertaking housing projects
    § 36-7
    Loans and donations to housing authority
    § 36-7.1
    Liquidation of housing project
    § 36-7.2
    (Effective January 1, 2021) Notice of intent to demolish, liquidate, or otherwise dispose of housing projects
    § 36-8
    Supplemental nature of chapter
    § 36-9
    Chapter controlling
    § 36-9.1
    Exemptions from applicability of this chapter; conflicts in provisions of law
    § 36-10
    Validation of establishment and organization of housing authorities and their contracts, undertakings, etc.
  • Article 2. Commissioners, Officers, Agents and EmployeesRead all
  • § 36-11
    Appointment and tenure of commissioners; compensation
    § 36-11.1
    Compensation of commissioners in certain counties
    § 36-11.1:1
    Compensation of commissioners generally
    § 36-11.2
    Appointment of commissioners in certain cities
    § 36-12
    Powers vested in commissioners; quorum
    § 36-13
    Selection of chairman and other officers, agents and employees
    § 36-14
    Legal counsel
    § 36-15
    Delegation of authority
    § 36-16
    Repealed
    § 36-17
    Removal of commissioners
    § 36-18
    Meetings and residence of commissioners
  • Article 3. General Powers of AuthorityRead all
  • § 36-19
    Enumeration of powers
    § 36-19.1
    Special provisions; City of Roanoke
    § 36-19.2
    Powers limited by necessity for authority from or approval by governing body; public hearing on proposed budget
    § 36-19.3
    Repealed
    § 36-19.4
    Referendum prior to making cooperation agreements for public housing projects in the City of Portsmouth
    § 36-19.5
    Additional powers
    § 36-20
    Housing research and studies
    § 36-21
    Housing projects not to be operated for profit
    § 36-22
    Rentals and tenant selection
    § 36-22.1
    Conveyance of streets; no trespass policy
    § 36-23
    Housing authority operations in other municipalities
    § 36-24
    Cooperation of authorities
    § 36-25
    Payments by housing authorities to other bodies
    § 36-26
    Aid from federal government
    § 36-27
    Eminent domain
    § 36-27.01
    Plan for alternative housing of persons displaced by condemnation, conversion, etc.
    § 36-27.1
    Damages to leasehold interests in the City of Waynesboro
    § 36-27.2
    Limitations on certain housing authorities; exception
    § 36-28
    Planning, zoning and building laws
  • Article 4. Bonds, Trust Indentures and MortgagesRead all
  • § 36-29
    Power to issue bonds; liability in general
    § 36-30
    Form and sale of bonds; presumption of validity
    § 36-31
    Provisions of bonds, trust indentures and mortgages
    § 36-32
    Remedies of obligee of authority
    § 36-33
    Additional remedies conferrable by authority
    § 36-34
    Housing bonds to be legal investments, legal security and negotiable
    § 36-35
    Contracts and covenants with federal government, etc.; agreements to sell
  • Article 5. Rural Housing ProjectsRead all
  • § 36-36
    Powers of county and regional housing authorities
    § 36-37
    Same subject; tenant selection limitations; homestead exemption
    § 36-38
    Housing applications by farmers
    § 36-39
    Repealed
  • Article 6. Regional and Consolidated Housing AuthoritiesRead all
  • § 36-40
    Creation of regional housing authority
    § 36-41
    Increasing area of operation of regional housing authority
    § 36-42
    Decreasing area of operation of regional housing authority
    § 36-43
    Housing authority for county excluded from regional authority
    § 36-44
    Public hearing to create regional authority or change its area of operation, and findings
    § 36-45
    Commissioners of regional housing authority
    § 36-46
    Powers of regional housing authority
    § 36-47
    Consolidated housing authority
    § 36-47.1
    Compensation of commissioners
    § 36-47.2
    Consolidation of two or more housing authorities within same city
  • Article 7. Redevelopment ProjectsRead all
  • § 36-48
    Creation of Redevelopment Areas
    § 36-48.1
    Creation of Conservation Areas
    § 36-49
    Adoption of Redevelopment Plans
    § 36-49.1
    Adoption of Conservation Plans
    § 36-49.1:1
    Spot blight abatement authorized; procedure
    § 36-49.2
    Power to purchase or lease land for certain other redevelopment projects
    § 36-50
    Extension of general powers for actions taken pursuant to a redevelopment plan
    § 36-50.1
    Extension of general powers for actions taken pursuant to a conservation plan
    § 36-51
    Redevelopment plans
    § 36-51.1
    Requirements for "conservation plan" generally
    § 36-52
    Cooperation by localities
    § 36-52.1
    Authority for localities to create conservation or redevelopment areas
    § 36-52.2
    Acquisition of property prior to adoption of development or conservation plan in certain cities
    § 36-52.3
    Adoption and designation of "rehabilitation area."
    § 36-53
    Making property available for conservation or redevelopment
    § 36-54
    Aid from federal government
    § 36-55
    Bonds to be legal investments and security
  • Article 7.1. Redevelopment and Urban Renewal AuthoritiesRead all
  • § 36-55.1
    In certain counties