Texas Local Government Code - Section 392.063. Projects For Farmers Of Low Income
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Section: 392.0565 392.057 392.058 392.059 392.060 392.061 392.062 392.063 392.064 392.065 392.066 392.081 392.082 392.083 392.0831
§ 392.063. PROJECTS FOR FARMERS OF LOW INCOME. (a) A
county or regional housing authority may borrow money, accept
grants, and exercise its powers to provide housing for farmers of
(b) As the authority considers necessary to assure the
achievement of the objectives of this chapter, in connection with a
project for farmers of low income an authority may enter into a
lease or purchase agreement, accept a conveyance, and rent or sell
housing that is part of the project to or for farmers of low income.
The lease, agreement, or conveyance may include covenants that the
authority considers appropriate regarding the housing and the land
described in the instrument. If the authority considers it
necessary and on the stipulation of the parties, the covenants run
with the land.
(c) The owner of a farm operated, or worked on, by farmers of
low income in need of safe and sanitary housing may file an
application with a county or regional housing authority requesting
that the authority provide safe and sanitary housing for the
farmers. The housing authority shall consider the applications in
connection with the formulation of projects or programs to provide
housing for farmers of low income.
(d) A county or regional housing authority is not subject to
the limitations in Subsections (c) and (d) of Section 392.055 in
respect to housing projects for farmers of low income.
(e) This section does not limit other powers of a housing
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.
Last modified: August 11, 2007