§ 45-26-3. Grounds for resolution of need.
The town council shall adopt a resolution declaring that there is a need for a town authority to function in the town if it finds:
(1) That unsanitary or unsafe inhabited dwelling accommodations or blighted areas exist in the town; or
(2) That there is a shortage of safe or sanitary dwelling accommodations in the town available to persons of low income at rentals or prices they can afford.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 344, § 29; P.L. 1950, ch. 2619, § 6; G.L. 1956, § 45-26-3.)