Determining where unsafe, or insanitary dwelling or housing conditions exist
Investigating into living, dwelling and housing conditions and into the means and methods of improving such conditions
Providing dwelling accommodations for persons of low income
Studying and making recommendations concerning the plan of the city in relation to the problem of clearing, replanning reconstruction of areas in which unsafe or insanitary dwelling or housing conditions exist
The authority consists of 7 members appointed by the City Council. Members serve without compensation and must live within the corporate city limits. City and County taxes must not reflect any delinquency at the time of submission of the application.