Housing: the War Workers

Abrams, Charles
December 1941
New Republic;12/26/41, Vol. 105 Issue 26, p886
Focuses on the housing problem faced by defense workers in the United States. Cause of the failure of the war-housing program; Achievements in the public operations through the efforts of a U.S. Senator; Scramble among federal agencies for a share of the defense-housing operations; Information about conflict of the agencies with local authorities when housing operations became centralized; Discussion of the inexperience of federal agencies in site-selection and management; Comment on the houses built by the Public Buildings Administration; Suggestions on how the problem of housing can be solved.


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