§16-17-4. Rights and powers of public bodies to cooperate with
housing authorities or federal government.
Any city, county or other public body shall have the same
rights and powers to cooperate with housing authorities, or with
the federal government, with respect to the development or
administration of projects to assure the availability of safe and
sanitary dwellings for persons engaged in national defense
activities, that such city, county or other public body has under
any provisions of law for the purpose of assisting the
development or administration of slum clearance or housing
projects to persons of low income.