A-73635, JUNE 10, 1936, 15 COMP. GEN. 1073

A-73635: Jun 10, 1936

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ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BE APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE. A FORM OF SUCH AGREEMENT HAS BEEN PREPARED AND IS ENCLOSED HEREWITH FOR YOUR EXAMINATION AND APPROVAL (A.D.A. THE PRESIDENT IS AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED WITHIN CERTAIN LIMITATIONS: (A) TO PURCHASE. THAT IF ANY SUCH LAND IS REQUIRED FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SUCH LAND MAY BE TRANSFERRED TO THE SAID GOVERNMENT UPON PAYMENT TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE REASONABLE VALUE THEREOF. SUCH OFFICIAL OR AGENCY OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OR OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS "THE AUTHORITY") AS IN HIS JUDGMENT IS DEEMED NECESSARY OR ADVANTAGEOUS. THE AUTHORITY SHALL HAVE OR OBTAIN ALL POWERS NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE THEREFOR.

A-73635, JUNE 10, 1936, 15 COMP. GEN. 1073

LEASE FORMS - DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ALLEY DWELLING AUTHORITY - APPROVAL BY GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE LEASE FORMS FOR USE BY THE ALLEY DWELLING AUTHORITY FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA IN CARRYING OUT THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 1 (C) OF THE ACT OF JUNE 12, 1934, 48 STAT. 931, ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BE APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE.

COMPTROLLER GENERAL MCCARL TO THE CHAIRMAN, THE ALLEY DWELLING AUTHORITY FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, JUNE 10, 1936:

THERE HAS BEEN RECEIVED A LETTER OF APRIL 7, 1936, FROM THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE ALLEY DWELLING AUTHORITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, AS FOLLOWS:

THE ALLEY DWELLING AUTHORITY, CREATED PURSUANT TO AN ACT OF CONGRESS, APPROVED JUNE 12, 1934, 48 STATUTE 930-933, ACTING BY AND UNDER THE AUTHORITY CONFERRED UPON IT BY SECTION 1, PARAGRAPH (C) OF SAID ACT, CONTEMPLATES THE LEASING OF CERTAIN PROPERTIES WHICH IT HAS ACQUIRED.

IN THE INTEREST OF EFFICIENT AND ECONOMICAL ADMINISTRATION THE AUTHORITY PROPOSES TO REQUIRE TENANTS OF SUCH PROPERTIES TO SUBSCRIBE TO A RENTAL AGREEMENT. A FORM OF SUCH AGREEMENT HAS BEEN PREPARED AND IS ENCLOSED HEREWITH FOR YOUR EXAMINATION AND APPROVAL (A.D.A. FORM NO. 30).

UNDER SECTION 1 OF THE ACT OF JUNE 12, 1934, CITED ABOVE, THE PRESIDENT IS AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED WITHIN CERTAIN LIMITATIONS:

(A) TO PURCHASE, OR ACQUIRE BY CONDEMNATION OR GIFT, ANY LAND, BUILDINGS, OR STRUCTURES, OR ANY INTEREST THEREIN, SITUATED IN OR ADJACENT TO ANY INHABITED ALLEY IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, AND SUCH OTHER LAND, BUILDINGS, OR STRUCTURES, OR ANY INTEREST THEREIN, WITHIN ANY SQUARE CONTAINING AN INHABITED ALLEY AS HE MAY DETERMINE TO BE NECESSARY FOR THE REPLATTING AND IMPROVEMENT OF SAID SQUARE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT;

(C) TO LEASE, RENT, MAINTAIN, EQUIP, MANAGE, EXCHANGE, SELL, OR CONVEY ANY SUCH LANDS, BUILDINGS, OR STRUCTURES UPON SUCH TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS HE MAY DETERMINE: PROVIDED, THAT IF ANY SUCH LAND IS REQUIRED FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SUCH LAND MAY BE TRANSFERRED TO THE SAID GOVERNMENT UPON PAYMENT TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE REASONABLE VALUE THEREOF; * * *

SECTION 2 (A) OF THE ACT PROVIDES THAT---

THE PRESIDENT MAY DESIGNATE, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CARRYING OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT, SUCH OFFICIAL OR AGENCY OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OR OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS "THE AUTHORITY") AS IN HIS JUDGMENT IS DEEMED NECESSARY OR ADVANTAGEOUS, AND THE AUTHORITY SHALL HAVE OR OBTAIN ALL POWERS NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE THEREFOR, INCLUDING THE EMPLOYMENT OF NECESSARY PERSONAL SERVICES; * * *

LEASE FORMS FOR USE BY THE AUTHORITY IN CARRYING OUT THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 1 (C), SUPRA, ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BE APPROVED BY THIS OFFICE, AN EXAMINATION OF THE PROPOSED LEASE FORM DISCLOSING NOTHING TO WHICH THIS OFFICE IS REQUIRED TO OBJECT.