A 2,000-house project that will pioneer a major new trend in U.S. home building was started last week in Florida's Dade County, ten miles south of Miami. The Sunset Park project will be the first in the nation to take advantage of the Federal Housing Authority's new program for cooperative housing. Under the plan, recreational areas must be built along with the houses. At Sunset Park, buyers of $13,500-$16,000 homes will also own part of a community building and a recreation area with an Olympic-sized swimming pool, tennis, handball, basketball and badminton courts, a Little League diamond, shuffleboard and a...

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