§ 150.15  PREAMBLE.
   Pursuant to G.S. § 160-182, it is hereby found and declared that there exists in the town dwellings which are unfit for human habitation due to dilapidation, defects increasing the hazards of fire, accidents or other calamities, lack of ventilation, light or sanitary facilities, or due to other conditions rendering the dwellings unsafe or insanitary, or dangerous or detrimental to the health, safety or morals, or otherwise inimical to the welfare of the residents of the town.
(1973 Code, § K-1)