By virtue of the authority vested in me by the District of Columbia Alley Dwelling Act, as amended (D.C. Code, Sec. 5-103 to 5-116, inclusive), I hereby designate the Commissioner of the District of Columbia as the Authority to carry out the provisions of the said Act. Such Authority shall be deemed a continuation of the Authority heretofore designated under Executive Order No. 6868 of October 9, 1934, as amended. In carrying out his functions as such Authority, the Commissioner shall be known as the "National Capital Housing Authority".
The Assistant to the Commissioner of the District of Columbia or the Commissioner's Assistant for Housing Programs, in such sequence and to such extent as the Commissioner may direct, may act for the Commissioner in carrying out the functions of the Authority. During the absence or disability of the Commissioner or in the event of a vacancy in the office of Commissioner, the Assistant to the Commissioner of the District of Columbia or the Commissioner's Assistant for Housing Programs, in such sequence as the Commissioner may direct, shall act as the Authority.
Executive Order No. 6868 of October 9, 1934, as amended by Executive Orders Nos. 7784—A of January 5, 1938, 8033 of January 11, 1939, 9344 of May 21, 1943, 9916 of December 31, 1947, 10128 of June 2, 1950, and 11401 of March 13, 1968, is modified to the extent provided herein.
The White House
December 8, 1970