Editorial Notes
References in Text

The Lanham Act, as amended, referred to in cls. (1), (6), and (7), is act Oct. 14, 1940, ch. 862, 54 Stat. 1125, as amended, known as the Lanham Public War Housing Act. Title I of the Lanham Act is classified generally to subchapter II (§ 1521 et seq.) of chapter 9 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. Titles II and V of the Lanham Act were classified to subchapters III (§ 1531 et seq.) and VI (§ 1571 et seq.), respectively, of chapter 9 of Title 42, and were omitted from the Code. For further details, see References in Text note set out under section 1522 of Title 42. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1501 of Title 42 and Tables.

The Defense Housing and Community Facilities and Services Act, as amended, referred to in cls. (1) and (6), is act Sept. 1, 1951, ch. 378, 65 Stat. 293, as amended. Title III of the Act is classified generally to subchapter IX (§ 1592 et seq.) of chapter 9 of Title 42. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1951 Amendment note set out under section 1501 of Title 42 and Tables.

The War Mobilization and Reconversion Act of 1944, referred to in cl. (2), is act Oct. 3, 1944, ch. 480, 58 Stat. 785, which was classified to section 1651 et seq. of the former Appendix to Title 50, War and National Defense, and which has been omitted from the Code. Title V of the War Mobilization and Reconversion Act of 1944 was classified to section 1671 of the former Appendix to Title 50. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

Act of October 13, 1949, referred to in cl. (2), is act Oct. 13, 1949, ch. 685, 63 Stat. 841, as amended, which was classified generally to subchapter I (§ 451 et seq.) of chapter 9 of former Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works. Sections 1–5, 7, and 8 of the Act were repealed by Pub. L. 107–217, § 6(b), Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1304. Section 6 of the Act was repealed by act Aug. 2, 1954, ch. 649, title VIII, § 802(b), 68 Stat. 642. See section 1701o of this title.

Reorganization Plan No. 23 of 1950, referred to in cl. (3) and in the last proviso, is set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

The Alaska Housing Act, as amended, referred to in cl. (3) and in the third proviso, is act Apr. 23, 1949, ch. 89, 63 Stat. 57, as amended, which was classified principally to sections 484 to 484d of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions and was omitted from the Code, except for section 2(a) of the Act, which added section 214 to the National Housing Act and which is classified to section 1715d of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

Act June 29, 1936, 49 Stat. 2035, referred to in cl. (5), which related to resettlement or rural rehabilitation projects, and which was classified to sections 431 to 434 of former Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, was repealed by act Aug. 14, 1946, ch. 964, § 2(a)(1), 60 Stat. 1062. See chapter 50 (§ 1921 et seq.) of Title 7, Agriculture.

Act May 19, 1949, 63 Stat. 68, referred to in cl. (5), authorized the sale, without competitive bidding, of certain resettlement projects in Maryland, Wisconsin, and Ohio, and was not classified to the Code.

Codification

Section was enacted as a part of title II of the Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1955, and not as part of the National Housing Act which comprises this chapter.

The third and last provisos contained in the original have been omitted from this section. Those provisos contained limitations on amounts available during fiscal year 1955 for certain administrative and other expenses. Similar or related limitations were contained in the following prior appropriation acts:

Oct. 17, 1975, Pub. L. 94–116, title I, 89 Stat. 583.

Sept. 6, 1974, Pub. L. 93–414, title I, 88 Stat. 1096.

Oct. 26, 1973, Pub. L. 93–137, title I, 87 Stat. 492.

Aug. 14, 1972, Pub. L. 92–383, title I, 86 Stat. 541.

Aug. 10, 1971, Pub. L. 92–78, title I, 85 Stat. 273.

Dec. 17, 1970, Pub. L. 91–556, title IV, 84 Stat. 1462.

Nov. 16, 1969, Pub. L. 91–126, title III, 83 Stat. 241.

Oct. 4, 1968, Pub. L. 90–550, title III, 82 Stat. 955.

Nov. 3, 1967, Pub. L. 90–121, title II, 81 Stat. 359.

Sept. 6, 1966, Pub. L. 89–555, title II, 80 Stat. 686.

Aug. 16, 1965, Pub. L. 89–128, title II, 79 Stat. 541.

Aug. 30, 1964, Pub. L. 88–507, title II, 78 Stat. 664.

Dec. 19, 1963, Pub. L. 88–215, title II, 77 Stat. 446.

Oct. 3, 1962, Pub. L. 87–741, title II, 76 Stat. 738.

Aug. 17, 1961, Pub. L. 87–141, title II, 75 Stat. 362.

July 12, 1960, Pub. L. 86–626, title II, 74 Stat. 443.

Sept. 14, 1959, Pub. L. 86–255, title II, 73 Stat. 516.

Aug. 28, 1958, Pub. L. 85–844, title II, 72 Stat. 1080.

June 29, 1957, Pub. L. 85–69, title II, 71 Stat. 240.

June 27, 1956, ch. 452, title II, 70 Stat. 354.

May 19, 1956, ch. 313, Ch. V, 70 Stat. 166.

June 30, 1955, ch. 244, title II, 69 Stat. 213.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Transfer of Functions

Functions of Housing and Home Finance Agency and Administrator thereof transferred to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development by section 5(a) of Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (Pub. L. 89–174, Sept. 9, 1965, 79 Stat. 669) which is classified to section 3534(a) of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare.