HOUSING: Model Tenement, Model Farms

Model Tenement, Model Farms

Dark, filthy, insanitary city stink-holes were one of President Hoover's pet aversions. During his administration the R. F. C. voted $1,500,000,000 for loans to 'limited-dividend housing corporations for the building of light, airy modern apartments. Slum clearance is also dear to the heart of President Roosevelt. When he set up the Public Works Administration under Secretary Ickes, a part of its funds was to be used for city housing. To date $46,219,958 has been allotted for that purpose. But bankers with delinquent mortgages and landlords with vacant...

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