HOUSING: Bathtub Blues

No private housing program ever stirred up such a furor in Washington as Lustron Corp.'s plan to build 150 enameled steel houses a day—if the Government would put up the money. After some squabbling, RFC obliged. Last week, Arkansas' Senator J. William Fulbright, whose Banking & Currency Sub-committee was digging into RFC's affairs, popped an interesting question: Did people want to live in steel houses? "I have only seen one of them," said Fulbright, "but it sort of reminds you of a bathtub."

No, not quite a bathtub, replied RFC Director Harvey J....

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