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Our older homes : a call for action
 — report of the sub-committee on standards of housing fitness
Author(s)Evelyn Denington
Corporate AuthorSub-Committee on Standards of Housing Fitness, Central Housing Advisory Committee, Ministry of Housing and Local Government
PublisherHMSO, London, 1966
Pages57 pp
KeywordsHousing [elderly] ; Renovation ; Improvement ; Slum clearance ; Standards.
AnnotationMembers of the Sub-Committee were appointed by the Central Housing Advisory Committee to consider the practicability of specifying objective criteria for the purposes of slum clearance, rectification of disrepair and other purposes of slum clearance relating to minimum tolerable standards of housing accommodation. Their main conclusions concerned the strengthening of some of the powers of local authorities with regard to securing improvement, repair or clearance for the condition of all houses. (RH).
Accession NumberCPA-930719147 P
ClassmarkKE: 5PH: 5ST: RRC: 6QA *

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