Page images
PDF
EPUB

Statement of—Continued

Page
Halvorson, Lloyd C., economist, representing the National Grange---- 486
Hatcher, Lloyd B., vice president, Trust Co. of Georgia..

563
Henderson, Elmer W., director, American Council on Human Rights-- 233
Holden, Thomas S., president, F. W. Dodge Corp.----

453
Javitz, Hon. Jacob J., a Representative in Congress from the Twenty-
first Congressional District of New York--

J50, 690
Jones, Hon. Robert E., Jr., a Representative in Congress from the
Eighth District of Alabama---

171
Ketchum, Omar, director, national legislative service, Veterans of
Foreign Wars..

132
King, Joseph T., representing the National Retail Lumber Dealers
Association-

479
Kreutz, Oscar R., executive manager, National Savings and Loan
League

555
Lasseter, Dillard, Administrator, Farmers Home Administration - 190
Lockwood, Rodney M., president, National Association of Home
Builders

295
McDowell, John, executive director, the National Federation of Settle-
ments, Inc.

293
Marcantonio, Hon. Vito, a Representative in Congress from the State
of New York-

664
v Marcus, Arthur I., representing the American Legion, State of Wis-
consin-

169
Mitchell, H. L., president, National Farm Labor Union.

217
Nunn, Alexander, managing editor, the Progressive Farmer, Birming-
ham, Ala-

216
O'Dwyer, Hon. William, mayor of New York City, N. Y-

521
O'Grady, Rt. Rev. Msgr. John, secretary, National Conference of
Catholic Charities.-

621
Orchard, Malcolm, editor, Southern Agriculturist, Nashville, Tenn.- 184
Perry, Leslie S., representing the National Association for the Advance-
ment of Colored People.-.

218

1. Poston, Robert R., associate director, national housing committee,

the American Legion-----

122

Proffitt, George W., representing the National Apartment Owners As-

sociation.-

497

Sawyer, Hon. William, Secretary of Commerce..

655

Schiff, Philip, representing the American Association of Social

Workers, National Association of Jewish Center Workers, and the

American Association of Group Workers.

291

Scriven, Frank D., cochairman, AMVETS National Housing Committee 132

Shufelt, Bernard E., president, Paralyzed War Veterans of America 164

Smith, Ralph M., chairman, legislative committee, United States Sav-

ings and Loan League.--

407

Smith, Raymond C., Assistant Chief, Bureau of Agricultural Eco-

nomics, Department of Agriculture.

190

Snyder, Calvin K., secretary, realtor's Washington committee of the
National Association of Real Estate Boards.

568

Stubbs, George, Birmingham, Ala---

388

Tobin, Maurice J., Secretary of Labor.-

651

Veit, Robert T., representing Shields & Co., New York, N. Y

386

Vinton, Warren J., chief economist, Public Housing Administration -- 100

Weinfeld, Edward, president, National Public Housing Conference--- 137

Weitzer, Bernard, national legislative representative, Jewish War

Veterans of the United States..

163

WestGeorge W., representing the Chamber of Commerce of the
United States.

394
Whitlock, Douglas, chairman, the Building Products Institute---

595
Additional material submitted for the information of the committee:

Abrams, Charles, New York, N. Y., letter of February 21, 1949, ad-
dressed to Senator John Sparkuran.

392

American Federation of Labor :

Appendix I. Executive council statement on housing legislation,

January 31, 1919

246

Appendix II. Distribution of family income compared with exist-

ing and proposed housing program.

249

Page

672

123

270

689

539

Additional material submitted for the information of the committee-Con.

American Home Economics Association, letter of May 5, 1949, from,

to Hon. Brent Spence---

American Legion: Resolution adopted at Miami, October 18–21, 1948.-

Congress of Industrial Organizations:

Cooperative plan on housing drawn-real-estate group considers

urging Swedish idea for United States in place of public proj-

ects, article from New York Times of December 20, 1948.

National Association of Real Estate Boards, letter of February

2, 1949, from, to Walter Reuther.---.

Realtors' group support of plan for cooperative home owning pre-

dlicted, article from the Wall Street Journal, December 24, 1948_

Catholic War Veterans of the United States of America, statement

Council for Social Action, ('ongregational Christian Churches, state-

ment.

Additional letter and statement regarding Federal farm-labor

camps--

D'Alesandro, Hon. Thomas, Jr., mayor, city of Baltimore, Mdl. :

Baltimore Plan-Slum ('learance at a Profit, article by Edgar

L. Jones and Burke Davis, from Atlantic Monthly, May 1949.-

Cash, Hon. Albert D., mayor, Cincinnati, Ohio, letter from, to Paul

V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors

Curley, Hon. James M., inayor, Boston, Mass., letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors_

D'Alesandro, Hon. Thomas, mayor, Baltimore, Md., letter from,

to Paul V. Betters, l’nited States Conference of Mayors---

Darden, Hon. Pretlow, mayor', Norfolk, Va., letter from, to Paul

V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors--

Delaney, Hon. Edward K., mayor, St. Paul, Mim., letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors--

Devin, Hon. William F., mayor, Seattle, Wash., letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors_-

Disalle, Hon. Michael V., Mayor, Toledo, Ohio, letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors.

Farnsley, Hon. Charles P., mayor, Louisville, Ky., letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors.

Green, Hon. W. Cooper, mayor', Birmingham, Ala., letter from, to

Paul V. Botters, United States Conference of Mayors_

Hartsfield, Hon. William B., mayor, Atlanta, Ga., letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors_-

Hoyer, Hon. Eric G., mayor, Minneapolis, Minn., letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors--

Kaufmann, Hon. Alors P., mayor, St. Louis, Mo., letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors_

Kemp, Hon. William E., mayor, Kansas City, Mo., letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors --

Lawrence, Hon. David L., mayor, Pittsburgh, Pa., letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors_

Murphy, Hon. Vincent J., mayor, Newark, N. J., letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States ('onference of Mayors_-

O‘Dwyer, Hon. William, mayor, New York, N. Y., letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors--

Overton, Hon. Watkin, mayor, Memphis, Tenn., letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors_

Roberts, Hon. Dennis J., mayor, Providence, R. I., letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors.

Robinson, Hon. Elmer E., mayor, San Francisco, Calif., letter

from, to Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors-

Samuel, Hon. Bernard, mayor, Philadelphia, Pa., letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors---

Thomas, Roderic B.. (ity manager, Dallas, Tex., letter from, to

l'aul V. Betters, United States ('onference of Mayor's..

Van Antwerp, Eugene I., Detroit Housing Commission, letter from,

to Paul V. Betters, United States ('onference of Mayors --
Zeidler, Hon. Frank P., mayor, Milwaukee, Wis., letter from, to

Paul V. Betters, United States Conference of Mayors_-

540

541
Page

675
675
676
676

677

694

209
209

197

655

Additional material submitted for the information of the committee-Con.

Davis, Martha H., director, Aid To Dependent Families, Louisville,
Ky., letter and statement from, to Hon. Brent Spence---

When bad housing and T'B meet.
An estimate of need ----
Financial sheet (from annual report)
Average per family and per child paid by Jefferson County (total

case load)
Demaray, A. E., Vice Chairman, National Capital Park and Planning

Commission, letter from, to Hon. Brent Spence_
Department of Agriculture:

Distribution of loans and grants in 1950-
Estimated financial requirements, title IV, H. R. 4009_.
Farm population in the South and in the United States, and the

South's proportionate contribution of food and fiber.
Department of Commerce:

Sawyer, Hon. William, Secretary of Commerce, letter of May 7.

1949, from, to Hon. Brent Spence---

Statement of activities of the bureaus of the Department of Com-

merce engaged in activities in housing research and the type of

assistance they may be expected to render the Administrator in

his carrying out of the housing program under II. R. 4009.

The Office of Domestic Commerce

The National Bureau of Standards.

Bureau of the Census_

Exhibit A. Names and description of housing survey's

made by the Bureau of the Census, 1942-48_,

Department of Labor, statement-

Tobin, Hon. Maurice J., Secretary of Labor.

Importance of housing production.-

Slum clearance and low-rent public housing

Housing research.-

Protection of labor standards.

Amendments to II. R. 4009 recommended by Department of Labor
Disabled American Veterans: Legislative Resolution No. 9-----
District of Columbia Federation of Civic Asociations, statement-
Eisenhower, Gen. Dwight, excerpt from speech delivered before Colum-

bia College Forum on Democracy, February 12, 1949_-
Existing Federal programs for the aid of the private housing industry-
Fraternal Council of Negro Churches in America, statement by Rev.

William H. Jernagin...
Hall, W. G., Citizens State Bank, Dickinson, Tex., letter from, to Hon.

Wright Patman.

Housing and Home Finance Administrator:

Additional letter and statement of April 28, 1949, suggesting

changes

Letter of May 9, 1949, regarding District of Columbia participation

in Federal program for slum clearance and low-rent public hous-

ing (with enclosures

Explanatory statement of proposed amendment to S. 1070 or

H. R. 4009

Proposed amendment.

Maximum rates of financial commitments under H. R. 4009_

Prepared statement :

The current housing situation..

Background and purposes of this legislation

Declaration of national housing policy

Title I. Slum clearance and community development.

Title II. Low-rent public housing-

Title III. Housing research -

Title IV. Farm housing----

Title V. Miscellaneous provisions.-

Table 1. Effective nonfarm housing inventory as of beginning

of 1949 (in thousands) ---

Table 2. Nonfarm dwelling units needing replacement of re-

habilitation (1917–60) (in thousands) --

Table 3. Housing needs of the United States in 1960 (in thou-

sands)

562
448

680

639

Page

327
343
327

Additional material submitted for the information of the committee-Con.
Housing and Home Finance Administrator—Continued

Reimbursement for State-aided low-rent public-housing projects

under H. R. 4009 ---

State housing legislation and action in Illinois :

Low-rent housing and urban redevelopment.

Chicago--

Message of the Governor to the legislature.

Interdenominational Ministers' Alliance of Washington and vicinity,

statement-

Javits, Hon. Jacob K., letter of May 13, 1949, to Hon. Brent Spence---

Lansburgh, Mark, Chairman, District of Columbia Redevelopment

Land Agency, letter from, to Hon. Brent Spence--

League of Women Voters of the United States, statement

Louisville Area Development Association: Growth of dwelling units in

Louisville, Ky., 1940-48.

Minneapolis, Minn., resolution adopted by City Council of, requesting

the Congress to enact S. 1070 or similar legislation

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People:

Letter to the President, dated February 1, 1949.---

Memorandum to the President concerning racial discrimination

by the Federal Housing Administration

The District of Columbia branch --

National Association of Home Builders:

New York Post, quotation from article by Charles Abrams, Janu-

ary 19, 1919
Schlarb, John Jr., Tacoma, Wash., quotation from letter.

The Challenge of Housing, by Langdon W. Post, quotation from..

National Association of Housing Officials:

Devin, Hon. William F., mayor, city of Seattle, letter from, to Mr.

Paul V. Betters.

Devin, Hon. William F., mayor, city of Seattle, letter of April 13,

1949, from, to Hon. Hubert H. Humphrey

Housing Authority of the City of Seattle, letter of April 21, 1949,

from, to Mr. Lawrence M. Cox.

National Association of Mutual Savings Banks, statement..

National Association of Real Estate Boards:

Federal income-tax returns (by adjusted gross-income classes),

1946.---

Schedule of minimum room sizes.

National Citizens Council for Migrant Labor, statement.

National Congress of Parents and Teachers, statement.

National Council of Jewish Women, Inc., statement-

National Council of Negro Women, Inc., statement by Mary McLeod

Bethune---

National Security Traders Association :

Atlantic Monthly, May 1949, excerpt from article by David L.

Cohen.

Quigley, J. L., telgram from, to Hon. Brent Spence_

Nongard, Richard C., memorandum-

Public Housing Administration :

Aggregate family income.

Deductions from aggregate family income.

Net family income-

Prepared statement-

Local responsibilities and determinations; tenancy only by

289

402

low-income families..

Income limits under the present program.
Percentage distribution by local authorities-
Actual family incomes under the present program.
Veterans' preferences.-
Cost limits on dwelling construction.--
Private financing-
Size of program -
Annual contributions by the Federal Government-
Local contributions and payments in lieu of taxes.
Special provisions for large families of low income.

57

58
58
of Columbia, letter from, to Hon. Brent Spence---

Page

63

685

685

682

Additional material submitted for the information of the committee Con.

Public Housing Administration—Continued

Prepared statement-Continued

Rural nonfarm housing----

Removal of requirement for equivalent elimination of slum

dwellings-

Amendments to National Banking Act.

Conclusion.--

Total families admitted to low-rent projects in 1948-

Rabaut, Hon. Louis C., letter with enclosures from, to Hon. Brent

Spence--

Sanderson, Frances G., Michigan Home Economics Association,

letter from, regarding views of association members.

Questionnaire

Results of survey among members as to features desired in hous-

ing legislation---

Russell, H. H., president, the First National Bank, New Boston, Tex.,

letter from, to Hon. Wright Patman.
Schacter, Harry W., chairman, Louisville Municipal Housing Commis-

sion, telegram from, regarding testimony given at hearings----

Some Landlords Don't Look Like a "Real Estate Lobby," article from

Saturday Evening Post, April 30, 1949_

The American Bankers Association, statement-

The Progressive Party, statement of

United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America, statement-

United States Savings and Loan League:

All savings and loan associations and cooperative banks in the

United States, December 31, 1948---

Annual volume of home mortgage financing by all types of lenders,

grouped according to type of loan----

CHA to Evict $12,638 Family--List High Income of Public Tenants,

article from Chicago Daily News, October 12, 1918_

Family income and home ownership--

Family income, home ownership and tenancy, urban and rural

non-farm, United States (29,652,000 families), 1947 census.

Purchases of homes in 1947 by American families----

Actual and intended purchases of homes by American families

Income of all nonfarm families, home owners, and tenants,

as of April 1, 1917-

Financing of new small homes completed for sale, 1947.
Home mortgage financing by savings and loan associations
Number of houses built in England and Wales by local authorities

and private enterprises, with and without subsidy--

Number of nonfarm housing units started in the United States

Savings and loan associations, as of March 31, 1949----

Statement of housing policy committee on Government housing

Trends in permanent housing in England and Wales---

Veterans of Foreign Wars: Resolution adopted at St. Louis, August

1918

Wagner, Robert F., Jr., representing Americans for Democratic

Action, statement-

Washington Urban League, statement
Weinfeld, Edward : Statement published in New York Times entitled

“New York's Housing Plans Threat to the Public Interest Seen in

Proposed (hanges in Law".

Young, John Russell, president, Board of Commissioners of the District

428

436

438

435
433

130

686

242

150

« PreviousContinue »