HOUSING: Kitchen, Bedlam & Bath

Considered coldly, the Los Angeles housing situation was not much different from that of most other big U.S. cities. But Los Angeles was not considering it coldly. Last week virtually every landlord was certain his constitutional rights were being ground under the heel of a psychopathic bureaucracy, and countless tenants were convinced that they were soon to be 1) homeless, 2) victims of the vastest, most blackhearted swindle in the regrettable history of man. So the atmosphere was not unlike that around the lifeboats two minutes before the Titanic went down.


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