[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Brookfield 8-9-1976 by resolution. Readopted by Town Meeting 6-10-1980. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It is hereby found and declared that there is a shortage of safe and sanitary dwelling accommodations in the Town of Brookfield available to families of low and moderate income at rentals they can afford, and therefore there is a need for a Housing Authority in the Town of Brookfield.
There is hereby created and activated a public body corporate and politic to be known as the "Housing Authority of the Town of Brookfield." Said Authority is created and activated pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 128 of the Connecticut General Statutes, Revision of 1958, as amended.
Said Housing Authority of the Town of Brookfield shall have and possess all of the rights, powers and duties set forth in Chapter 128 of the Connecticut General Statutes, Revision of 1958, as amended, and shall be subject to the limitations and regulations contained in said chapter.
The Board of Selectmen shall appoint five resident electors of the Town of Brookfield as Commissioners of said Authority. The appointment, qualifications and tenure of said Commissioners shall be set forth in Section 8-41 of the Connecticut General Statutes, Revision of 1958, as amended. The Board of Selectmen shall designate which of the Commissioners shall be the first Chairman of said Housing Authority.