In the Shadow of the Slums. . . A Civic Responsibility - Wellington's Disgrace

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature. Lacking the dust-jacket.; [8] pages (including covers). Compliments slip loosely included. Illustrated. Page dimensions: 212 x 138mm. 1943 pamphlet on housing shortage in Wellington, New Zealand. Pamphlet notes a housing shortage of 10,000 units in Wellington. "Before the war three, four, five and more citizens and childred were living in one room and two rooms, in most frightful conditions. War industry has added many thousands to this already overcrowded city." "NO CHANCE OF A HOME". "The temporary units proposed are cozy, attractive one and two-bedroom units, with living room, kitcheneete and bathroom equipped with all necessary facilities [. . .] A basic rental of 1 per week will allow for interest, liberal allowances for maintenances, and return the capital in 7 to 8 years." "Citizens' Desperate Plight. City Devoid of Private Baths. Hundreds of homes are without baths. In many rooming houses 26-30 people are served by one bathroom."

Title: In the Shadow of the Slums. . . A Civic Responsibility - Wellington's Disgrace

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Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Wellington, The Wellington Housing & Accomodation Committee: [1943]

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 20359