Community Development Block Grant Program: Hearings Before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session, on Oversight on the Administration of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976 - Community development - 638 pages
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Page 253 - The ordinance now under review, and all similar laws and regulations, must find their justification in some aspect of the police power, asserted for the public welfare. The line which in this field separates the legitimate from the illegitimate assumption of power is not capable of precise delimitation. It varies with circumstances and conditions.
Page 19 - Community Development Program has been developed so as to give maximum feasible priority to activities which will benefit low- or moderate-income families or aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight.
Page 252 - All men are born equally free and independent, and have certain inherent and indefeasible rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, of acquiring, possessing and protecting property and reputation, and of pursuing their own happiness.
Page 244 - Section 706(2) (A) requires a finding that the actual choice made was not 'arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion, or otherwise not in accordance with law.' 5 USC § 706(2) (A) (1964 ed., Supp. V). To make this finding the court must consider whether the decision was based on a consideration of the relevant factors and whether there has been a clear error of judgment.
Page 89 - The primary objective of this title is the development of viable urban communities, by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities, principally for persons of low and moderate income.
Page 244 - The reviewing court shall: 1 . compel agency action unlawfully withheld or unreasonably delayed; and 2. hold unlawful and set aside agency action, findings, and conclusions found to be: a) arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion, or otherwise not in accordance with law...
Page 242 - Courts are the final authorities on issues of statutory construction . . . and 'are not obliged to stand aside and rubber-stamp their affirmance of administrative decisions that they deem inconsistent with a statutory mandate or that frustrate the congressional policy underlying a statute.
Page 231 - ... with the objective of (i) furthering the revitalization of the community, including the restoration and rehabilitation of stable neighborhoods to the maximum extent possible, (ii) promoting greater choice of housing opportunities and avoiding undue concentrations of assisted persons in areas containing a high proportion of lowincome persons...