2023 Code of Alabama
Title 24 - Housing.
Chapter 1 - Housing Authorities.
Article 4 - Regional and Consolidated Housing Authorities.
Section 24-1-102 - Procedure for Incorporation.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 24-1-102 (2023)

Section 24-1-102

Procedure for incorporation.

If the governing body of each of two or more contiguous counties by resolution declares that there is a need for one housing authority to be created for all of such counties to exercise in such counties powers and other functions prescribed for a regional housing authority, a public body corporate and politic to be known as a regional housing authority shall, after the commissioners thereof file an application with the Secretary of State as provided in this section, exist for all of such counties and exercise its powers and other functions in such counties; and, thereupon, any county housing authority created for any of such counties shall cease to exist, except for the purpose of winding up its affairs and executing a deed to the regional housing authority as provided in this section; provided, that the governing body of a county shall not adopt a resolution as aforesaid if there is a county housing authority created for such county which has any bonds or notes outstanding unless, first, all holders of such bonds and notes consent in writing to the substitution of such regional housing authority in lieu of such county housing authority on all such bonds and notes and, second, the commissioners of such county housing authority adopt a resolution consenting to the transfer of all the rights, contracts, obligations, and property, real and personal, of such county housing authority to such regional housing authority as provided in this section; and provided further, that when the above two conditions are complied with and such regional housing authority is created and authorized to exercise its powers and other functions, all rights, contracts, agreements, obligations, and property, real and personal, of such county housing authority shall be in the name of and vest in such regional housing authority, and all obligations of such county housing authority shall be the obligations of such regional housing authority, and all rights and remedies of any person against such county housing authority may be asserted, enforced, and prosecuted against such regional housing authority to the same extent as they might have been asserted, enforced, and prosecuted against such county housing authority. When any real property of a county housing authority vests in a regional housing authority as provided in this section, the county housing authority shall execute a deed of such property to the regional housing authority, which, thereupon, shall file such deed in the office provided for the filing of deeds; provided, that nothing contained in this sentence shall affect the vesting of property in the regional housing authority as provided in this section. The governing body of each of two or more contiguous counties shall by resolution declare that there is a need for one regional housing authority to be created for all of such counties to exercise in such counties the powers and other functions prescribed for a regional housing authority only if such governing body finds that unsanitary or unsafe inhabited dwelling accommodations exist in such county or there is a shortage of safe or sanitary dwelling accommodations in such county available to persons of low income at rentals they can afford and that a regional housing authority would be a more efficient or economical administrative unit than the housing authority of such county to undertake housing projects for persons of low income in such county.

(Acts 1943, No. 541, p. 512, §1.)

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