No commissioner may be an officer or employee of a county. Nothing herein contained shall prevent the appointment of any person as a commissioner of the authority who resides within the territorial jurisdiction of the authority or within any additional area in which the authority is authorized to undertake a housing project and who is otherwise eligible for such appointment under this chapter and Chapter 11 and the State Constitution.

Legislative history
1962 Code Section 36-207; 1952 Code Section 36-207; 1942 Code Section 5271-56; 1940 (41) 1687; 1942 (42) 1742; 1972 (57) 2516.