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Proceedings of the National Conference on Postwar Housing

Report Acceptance Date: 
March 1944 (240 pages)
Posted Date:   
August 9, 2022

This historic document is a record of the proceedings of the National Conference on Postwar Housing, held at Chicago’s Drake Hotel from March 8-10, 1944. The conference, which discussed the outlook of housing in America after the second World War, was attended by 639 people, and included sessions on home financing, redevelopment, housing for low-income populations, new construction methods such as prefabrication and factory building, and building materials.

This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.