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    • W.C. informer [number 7]

    • 1946-04-14
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The seventh issue of W.C. Informer reports on the need for new housing units in the postwar years. Government housing policy was a major part of the federal urban renewal programs of the 1940s - 1970s, which ultimately displaced many predominantly...
    • The steel house: ""A sensationally good idea""

    • 2004
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • In the years following World War II, a housing shortage coupled with a rise in marriage and birth rates necessitated the creation of housing types that could be built quickly and affordably. The prefabricated steel house, known as a Lustron home,...
    • Saving an American dream: Historic manufactured housing

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Manufactured homes are unique to the American physical and architectural landscape, as they are uncommon and often banned for use as permanent housing outside the United States. This brief examines the history of American manufactured housing,...

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