Houses for All

Houses for All

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Houses for All is the story of the struggle for social housingin Vancouver between 1919 and 1950. It argues that, however temporaryor limited their achievements, local activists pplayed a significantrole in the introduction, implementation, or continuation of many earlynational housing programs. Ottawa's housing initiatives were notalways unilateral actions in the development of the welfare state. Thedrive for social housing in Vancouver complemented the tradition ofhousing activism that already existed in the United Kingdom and, to alesser degree, in the United States.... Tenement House Reform in New York, 1890-1917 (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press 1962); and Sean Purdy, ... For the role of housing finance and the real estate and property management business, see Ross Paterson, a#39;Housing anbsp;...

Title:Houses for All
Author:Jill Wade
Publisher:UBC Press - 1994-01-01


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