Abandonment Disaster Demonstration Relief Act of 1975, Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Housing and Urban Affairs of the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-Fourth Congress, First Session, August 28 and 29, 1975 [open pdf - 138MB]
These are the August 28 and 29, 1975 hearings on "Abandonment Disaster Demonstration Relief Act of 1975," held before the Subcommittee on Housing and Urban Affairs of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. From the opening statement of Alan Cranston: "Housing abandonment is still a major menacing housing problem in our urban cities. Housing abandonment is a problem of poor people concentrated in overcrowded, unsafe, and unsanitary housing units, of streets scarred by vandalism and fire, of neighborhoods shunned by businesses and investors, of cities with dying central cores. Housing abandonment is creating housing, crime, health, and tax crises in many of the Nation's cities." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: John Reading, John B. Williams, Fred Cooper, John Sutter, Fran Matarrese, Richard Ilgin, Bard Saladin, Marjorie Evans, James Price, Frederick Craig, Gene Jarnagin, Henry Cohn, Gary Schmidt, Gordon Wile, Doris Davis, Michael Salzman, Joseph Korpsak, Henry B. Dotson, Ralph Fertig, Herman Rappaport, Richard Crissmark, Cary Lowe, Ellen Kastel, Frederick Case, Frank Mittelbach, John Clapp, Jonathan Lehrer-Graiwer, and Valarie Pope.
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