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War And Housing


Release Date: 
March 1940 (9 Pages)
Posted Date:   
February 21, 2018

This article from a 1940 edition of The Economic Journal discusses the impact of war, especially wartime materials shortages, on the home building industry of the United Kingdom. The author reviews the housing shortage after World War I and makes recommendations for avoiding a similar crisis at the conclusion of World War II, which the United Kingdom was engaged in at the time of writing.

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