Executive Order 10475—Administration of the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, as Amended
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, as amended, including particularly section 208 (a) thereof, and as President of the United States, it is ordered as follows:
SECTION 1. Paragraph 1 of Executive Order No. 10276 of July 31, 1951, as amended by Executive Order No. 10293 of September 27, 1951 (16 F.R. 9927), is hereby further amended to read as follows:
"1. (a) The powers, duties, and functions conferred upon the President by the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, as amended, exclusive of those under sections 4 (e), 204 (f) (3), and the first sentence of 208 (a), shall be administered through the Director of the Office of Defense Mobilization, subject to the provisions of subsection (b) of this section, and may be exercised and performed by the Director or by such officers and agencies of the said Office as the Director may designate.
"(b) So much of the said powers, duties, and functions as consists of granting exceptions to the provisions of section 4 of Title I of the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, as amended, and to any regulations issued pursuant thereto, for persons engaged in national-defense activities shall be performed in such consultation with the Housing and Home Finance Administrator or his representative as the Director of the Office of Defense Mobilization and the Housing and Home Finance Administrator shall from time to time jointly determine."
SEC 2. Each reference in other sections of the said Executive Order No. 10276 to the Economic Stabilization Administrator and the Economic Stabilization Agency is hereby amended to refer to the Director of the Office of Defense Mobilization and the Office of Defense Mobilization, respectively.
SEC. 3. The Office of Rent Stabilization, established under the authority of paragraph 1 (a) of the said Executive Order No. 10276, is hereby abolished.
SEC. 4. All orders, rules, regulations, directives, and other similar instruments issued by any officer or agency of the Government and relating to any matter affected by this order shall remain in effect except as they are inconsistent herewith or with any provision of law, or as they are hereafter amended or revoked under proper authority.
SEC. 5. Executive Order No. 10456 of May 27, 1953 (18 F.R. 3083), entitled "Delegating to the Secretary of Defense and the Director of Defense Mobilization Certain Functions Relating to Critical Defense Housing Areas", is hereby revoked.
SEC 6. This order shall become effective July 31, 1953.
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
THE WHITE HOUSE,
July 31, 1953.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Executive Order 10475—Administration of the Housing and Rent Act of 1947, as Amended Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/306990