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Public Housing to Supplement Private Enterprise: the Home Building Program of the Committee for Economic Recovery

Report Acceptance Date: 
January 1935 (17 pages)
Posted Date:   
June 16, 2020

This historic publication, written as an open letter from the Committee for Economic Recovery to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, outlines the committee’s seven-point public housing plan. Additionally, the letter elaborates on the committee’s reasoning for supporting a robust, federally-directed system of public housing, and provides its authors’ endorsement of the Wagner-Ellenbogen public housing bill.

This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.