Letters, Oct. 3, 1977

Housing Woes

To the Editors:

Read your article "Housing: It's Out-asight" [Sept. 12] with much interest. For years now consumers have read about the "poor, depressed" housing industry. Now it has picked up tremendously, and as you indicate, so have the prices. I have yet to read in an article of this type about the shortcomings of the housing industry: poor workmanship, inability to get builders to correct defects, and the suits brought in an effort to correct same.

Luther A. Mathias

Baltimore

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