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Public Housing Design: a Review of Experience in Low-Rent Housing

Report Acceptance Date: 
June 1946 (304 pages)
Posted Date:   
June 9, 2020

This historic text, published for use by local housing authorities, private builders, architects, engineers, mortgage lenders, and other figures involved in the post-World War II housing development boom, describes the lessons learned by the Federal Public Housing Authority in its design and construction of affordable housing developments. The publication outlines the authority’s successes and failures for the benefit of other entities embarking on residential building projects immediately following the end of the second World War.

This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.