TITLE

Housing the Defense Worker

AUTHOR(S)
Carskadon, T. R.
PUB. DATE
February 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;2/3/41, Vol. 104 Issue 5, p141
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on problems in the defense housing in the United States. Increasing demand for adequate shelter for workers in defense industries; Possibility of a movement toward low-cost housing; Announcement of twelve projects by the government under the Lanham Defense Housing Act which include a total of 7,850 family units; Efforts made by the government to involve a large measure of prefabrication; Types of houses that will be built; Advocation of an interesting compromise between temporary and permanent housing; Impact of the lack of housing on the U.S. war effort in the First World War.
ACCESSION #
14703479

 

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