The Invisible Congress III. The Real-Estate Lobby

Fuller, Helen
April 1944
New Republic;4/3/44, Vol. 110 Issue 14, p463
Presents information on housing's Invisible Sevety-eighth Congress of lobbyists, in the fight for post World War II position in the U.S. Information that Invisible Congressmen who represent the private-housers are lined up on three special fronts; Abolishing public housing after the war, liquidate the Home Owners' Loan Corporation and do away with rent control; Head man in the real-estate lobby and the smoothest enemy of a federal housing program, is Herbert U. Nelson, for the last 20 years executive vice-president of the National Association of Real Estate Boards (NAREB); NAREB the top association in the housing field; Real-estate lobby, a pyramid of "institutes," covering all the phases of the business; United stand on the major fight against continuation of the administration's low-rent, slum-clearance program after the war.


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