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war on substandard housing

Reinhold P. Wolff

war on substandard housing

present and future progress in the elimination of substandard dwellings

by Reinhold P. Wolff

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Published by Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Housing -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Reinhold P. Wolff and David K. Gillogly.
      ContributionsGillogly, David K., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7293 .W59
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17 l.
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6271618M
      LC Control Number59008841
      OCLC/WorldCa1843549

      Defines substandard housing and summarizes newly derived data from the Census showing that % of all rural occupied housing in the Nation was substandard. Points out regional and rural-urban differences. Notes effects on rural housing of poverty rates, percentage of nonwhite households, average household size, growth in county population, etc. (JHZ).   Rather the real enemies of the Nixon administration were the anti-war left and blacks, and the War on Drugs was designed as an evil, deceptive and sinister policy to wage a war .

        In the decades after the war, Ray Huffman and other builders ripped out large stretches of earlyth-century frame housing in the core regions of .   Desmond lingers on the psychological devastation of substandard housing. The eight-person, three-generation Hinkston family (all names have been changed in the book) crams into a wretched space.

        In the face of mounting criticism from lawmakers and families regarding the quality of military housing, all four US military services are preparing to release a .   More than four in 10 homes in Britain are falling short of an acceptable standard to live in, according to an alarming new report from the housing charity Shelter. Britons were asked if their.


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Below are studies and analyses about the persistence of substandard housing, as well as some local information. The AHS is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. World War II caused a temporary moratorium on domestic housing construction, except for defense purposes.

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