HOUSING: Moving Day

Part of the U.S. Government last week fled from the national capital: in the biggest moving job on record Home Owners' Loan Corp. moved to Manhattan to find room to work.

Washington nowadays is like a mining town in a gold rush. Last June the Government had 184,000 workers on the payroll in Washington—almost 70,000 more than it had at the peak of World War I. New workers flow in at a rate of around 1,000 a week. Federal offices now occupy 22,219,287 square feet of floor space in Washington, expect to need 2,790,000...

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