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TVA Condemnation Procedures

The congressional act which established TVA gave them the right of eminent domain, that is, the power to take private property and convert it to public use. The Fifth Amendment to the Constitution provides that property cannot be taken without just compensation provided to the property owners.

Subject

Relocation (Housing)

Creator

Records of the Tennessee Valley Authority, Record Group 142

Source

Washington Office Correspondence Files, 1933-1978

Date

May 28, 1965

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Textual Document, 3 pages

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 7130521

Coverage

Tennessee Valley

Original Format

Paper
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