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Benefits could be realized through reuse of designs for public housing projects

Benefits could be realized through reuse of designs for public housing projects

[administered by the] Department of Housing and Urban Development

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Published by U. S. General Accounting Office in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public housing -- United States.,
  • Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementreport to the Congress by the Comptroller General of the United States.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3, 29 p.
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22297157M

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Benefits Could Be Realized Through Reuse of Designs for Public Housing Projects B Published: Dec 2, Publicly Released: Dec 2,   BENEFITS COULD BE REALIZED THROUGH REUSE OF DESIGNS FOR PUBLIC HOUSING PROJECTS Department of Housing and Urban Development B DIGEST WHY THE REVIEW WAS MDE Housing for low-income families is one of the major problems facing the Nation today.

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