How to Destroy a Suburb

Russell, Francis
October 1976
National Review;10/1/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 37, p1062
The article discusses the historical development and urbanization of Wellington Hill, Massachusetts. The author addresses some factors which contributed to the growth of the area, including the banking sector. Banks in the area grant mortgages to all applicants at 8.5 to 9 percent. After the banks, the realtors spread their operations. The Federal Housing Administration has facilitated these programs. As a result, houses sprouted across the area. They are manifestations of its growth.


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