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      RS 40:470     


§470.  Issuance of bonds; type, form and sale of bonds

A.  Bonds of a housing authority shall be authorized by a resolution adopted by a vote of a majority of the board of commissioners.

B.  The bonds may be issued in one or more series and shall bear such dates, mature at such times, bear interest at such rates, be in such denominations, be in such form, either coupon or registered, carry such conversion or registration privileges, have such rank or priority, be executed in such manner, be payable in such medium of payments, at such places, and be subject to such terms of redemption, with or without premium, as such resolution, its trust indenture or mortgage may provide.  Bonds of a housing authority may be issued in zero coupon form or subject to federal taxation of interest thereon if the resolution authorizing issuance so provides.

C.  The bonds may be sold at public sale held after notice prior to such sale promulgated in such manner as the authority shall deem appropriate or, if the resolution authorizing issuance of the bonds so provides, they may be sold on a negotiated basis or at private sale without any public advertisement.  At the discretion of the housing authority, the bonds may be sold at par, or at any discount or premium, as the resolution authorizing them provides.  A housing authority issuing bonds may enter into such agreements and arrangements with third parties for the marketing of its bonds as it shall deem appropriate.

Acts 1997, No. 1188, §1.

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