§16-15-8. Power to acquire lands, etc., by purchase or by right of
Whenever it shall be deemed necessary by an authority in
connection with the exercise of its powers herein conferred to take
or acquire any lands, structures or buildings or other rights,
either in fee or as easements for any housing development or slum
clearance, the authority may purchase the same directly or through
its agent from the owner or owners thereof, or failing to agree
with the owner or owners thereof, such authority may exercise the
power of eminent domain in the manner provided for condemnation
proceedings, in section eight, article one and sections nine and
twelve, article two, chapter fifty-four of this code.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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