42 U.S. Code § 1546 - Payment of annual sums to local authorities in lieu of taxes
The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall pay from rentals annual sums in lieu of taxes to any State and/or political subdivision thereof, with respect to any real property acquired and held by him under subchapters II to VII of this chapter, including improvements thereon. The amount so paid for any year upon such property shall approximate the taxes which would be paid to the State and/or subdivision, as the case may be, upon such property if it were not exempt from taxation, with such allowance as may be considered by him to be appropriate for expenditure by the Government for streets, utilities, or other public services to serve such property. As used in this section the term “State” shall include the District of Columbia.
Subchapters III and VI of this chapter, referred to in text, were comprised of sections 1531 to 1536 and 1571 to 1576, respectively, of this title and have been omitted from the Code. For further details, see note set out under section 1522 of this title.
Words “including any Territory or possession of the United States” appearing in text prior to amendment by act Jan. 21, 1942, inserted on authority of act June 28, 1941, ch. 260, § 4(b), 55 Stat. 363, which provided that when used in this section the term “ ‘State’ includes any Territory or possession of the United States”.
1950—Act Apr. 20, 1950, substituted “Housing and Home Finance Administrator” for “National Housing Administrator”.
1942—Act Apr. 10, 1942, inserted last sentence.
Act Jan. 21, 1942, amended section generally.
For transfer of functions to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, see note set out under section 1522 of this title.
Functions of Federal Works Administrator relating to defense housing consolidated with other agencies into National Housing Agency during World War II by Ex. Ord. No. 9070.
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