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DEVELOPMENT, AND URBAN MASS TRANSIT

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

OF THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON HOUSING
COMMITTEE ON BANKING
HOUSE OF REPRESSIAN FRENCY
EIGHTY-NINTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSI

ON
H.R. 12341

FOR
A BILL TO ASSIST CITY DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM ARTMENT
REBUILDING SLUM AND BLIGHTED AREAS AND FOR PRO-
VIDING THE PUBLIC FACILITIES AND SERVICES NEC-
ESSARY TO IMPROVE THE GENERAL WELFARE OF THE

PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THESE AREAS

H.R. 12946
A BILL TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES TO PLANNED METRO-
POLITAN DEVELOPMENT AND TO OTHERWISE ASSIST

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

H.R. 13064
A BILL TO AMEND AND EXTEND LAWS RELATING TO

HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

H.R. 9256
A BILL TO AMEND THE NATIONAL HOUSING ACT TO PRO-
VIDE MORTGAGE INSURANCE, AND AUTHORIZE DIRECT
LOANS BY THE HOUSING AND HOME FINANCE ADMINIS-
TRATOR, TO HELP FINANCE THE COST OF CONSTRUCTING
AND EQUIPPING FACILITIES FOR THE GROUP PRACTICE

OF MEDICINE OR DENTISTRY

(AND RELATED BILLS)

PART 1

FEBRUARY 28; MARCH 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, AND 9, 1966

Printed for the use of the Committee on Banking and Currency

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1966

80-878

COMMITTEE ON BANKING AND CURRENCY

WRIGHT PATMAN, Texas, Chairman ABRAHAM J. MULTER, New York

WILLIAM B. WIDNALL, New Jersey WILLIAM A. BARRETT, Pennsylvania PAUL A. FINO, New York LEONOR K. SULLIVAN, Missouri

FLORENCE P. DWYER, New Jersey HENRY S. REUSS, Wisconsin

SEYMOUR HALPERN, New York THOMAS L. ASHLEY, Ohio

JAMES HARVEY, Michigan WILLIAM S. MOORHEAD, Pennsylvania W. E. (BILL) BROCK, Tennessee ROBERT G. STEPHENS, JR., Georgia BURT L. TALCOTT, California FERNÁND J. ST GERMAIN, Rhode Island DEL CLAWSON, California HENRY B. GONZALEZ, Texas

ALBERT W. JOHNSON, Pennsylvania JOSEPH G. MINISH, New Jersey

J. WILLIAM STANTON, Ohio
CHARLES L. WELTNER, Georgia

CHESTER L. MIZE, Kansas
RICHARD T. HANNA, California
BERNARD F. GRABOWSKI, Connecticut
COMPTON I. WHITE, JR., Idaho
TOM S. GETTYS, South Carolina
PAUL H. TODD, JR., Michigan
RICHARD L. OTTINGER, New York
THOMAS C. MCGRATH, JR., New Jersey
JOHN R. HANSEN, Iowa
FRANK ANNUNZIO, Mlinois
THOMAS M. REES, California

PAUL NELSON, Clerk and Staf Director

ALVIN LEE MORSE, Counsel
CURTIS A. PRINS, Chief Investigator

NORMAN L. HOLMES, Counsel
BENET D. GELLMAN, Investigative Counsel
ORMAN S. FINE, Minority Staf Member

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SUBCOMMITTEE ON HOUSING

WILLIAM A. BARRETT, Pennsylvania, Chairman LEONOR K. SULLIVAN, Missouri

WILLIAM B. WIDNALL, New Jersey THOMAS L. ASHLEY, Ohio

PAUL A. FINO, New York
WILLIAM S. MOORHEAD, Pennsylvania FLORENCE P. DWYER, New Jersey
ROBERT G. STEPHENS, JR., Georgia JAMES HARVEY, Michigan
FERNAND J. ST GERMAIN, Rhode Island
HENRY B. GONZALEZ, Texas
HENRY S. REUSS, Wisconsin

JOHN J. MCEWAN, Staj Director
KENNETH W. BURROWS, Deputy Staff Director

CASEY IRELAND, Minority Staj Member

CONTENTS

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H.R. 9256. A bill to amend the National Housing Act to provide mortgage

insurance, and authorize direct loans by the Housing and Home Finance
Administrator, to help finance the cost of constructing and equipping

facilities for the group practice of medicine or dentistry -

H.R. 12341. A bill to assist city demonstration programs for rebuilding

slum and blighted areas and for providing the public facilities and serv-

ices necessary to improve the general welfare of the people who live in

these areas.

H.R. 12946. A bill to provide incentives to planned metropolitan develop-

ment and to otherwise assist urban development.--

H.R. 13064. A bill to amend and extend laws relating to housing and

urban development.---

Statement of

Addonizio, Hon. Hugh J., mayor of Newark, N.J.; accompanied by

Henry Connor, Greater Newark Development Council; Louis Dan-

zig, director, Newark Housing and Development Authority; Aldo

Giacchino, city planning officer; and Don Malafronte, administra-

tive assistant..

Babiarz, Hon. John E., mayor of Wilmington, Del.

Barr, Hon. Joseph W., Jr., mayor of Oil City, Pa., on behalf of the

National League of Cities and the Pennsylvania League of Cities; ac-

companied by Donald A. Slater, legislative representative, National

League of Cities.---

Bennett, Glenn E., executive director, Atlanta Region Metropolitan

Planning Commission..

Bingham, Herbert J., executive secretary, Tennessee Municipal

League..

Blackmon, Larry, president, National Association of Home Builders;

accompanied by Leon N. Weiner, first vice president; Dr. Nathaniel

H. Rogg, executive vice president; and Herbert S. Colton, general

counsel.

Brownstein, Hon. Philip N., Assistant Secretary for Mortgage Credit

and Commissioner, Federal Housing Administration.-
Cavanagh, Hon. Jerome P., mayor of Detroit, Mich.; accompanied by

Robert D. Knox, director-secretary, Detroit Housing Commission-

Cohen, Hon. Wilbur J., Under Secretary of Health, Education, and

Welfare; accompanied by Dr. Philip Lee, Assistant Secretary for

Health and Scientific Affairs; and Dr. Harald Graning, Public

Health Service..

Daley, Hon. Richard J., mayor of Chicago, Ill.; accompanied by

John Duba, commissioner of development and planning--

Davidoff, Paul, chairman, Department of City Planning, Hunter Col-

lege, New York; accompanied by David Cohen, legislative repre-

sentative, Americans for Democratic Action..

Edwards, Hon. Don, a Representative in Congress from the State of

California..

Fay, Frederic A., president, National Association of Housing and Re-

development Officials; accompanied by John D. Lange, executive di-

rector, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment

Officials

George, W. Elmer, executive director, Georgia Municipal Association

Keith, Nathaniel S., president, National Housing Conference

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State of Desse

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Iniiss..

Pucirsai. Ez Focse Cs Existe Ceccess from the

State of Ibois.

Shishkin, Boris SRST Cerita Series: Federation

of Laborsni Cecoslezs..
Simpich, Fren's Princes Baudas sssompszied by

Harian S. Gedeei. Gato Deorets

Townsend, Dwigt: Die Tasc0c ce, Coopentire

League of the lited Sistes..

Weaver, Hon. Re C Sesto Erossi tabaDerelop-

ment; accompanied by Roco Tut: Pulp .

Brownstein. Assistant Secretary for Varose Cit: Charles J.

Haar, Assistant Secretary iar lletroncs. There coment: Howard

Wharton, Deputy CrosRezews Commiserer Vs Varie C.

McGuire, Pub e Housing Commissions: 40 ley Foard, Acting

General Counsel

Wise. Harold F., chairman. Naders! Lesjare Committee, Institute

of Planters: accompanied by David Esriser, director of Institute

Development..

Additional information submitted to the subcommittee br-

Ashley, Hon. Thomas L.:

"Slum Pian's Cost Likels To Double Private se: Public Spend-

ing Under Johnson's Proposal To Be CS 10 $0 Billion," srticle

from the New York Times. February 20, 1960: with Secretary

Weaver's comments on the article....

Barrett, Hon. William A.:

Letter from Hon. Robert C. Wearer, Secretary of Housing and

Urban Development, dated March 21, 1960. responding to the

suggestions by Maror Lindsay for alternative methods of fi-

nancing demonstration cities and computing the amount of

supplemental grants a city may receive under the demonstra-

tion cities legislation.--

Letter from Patrick Healy, executive director, National League

of Cities, dated April 6, 1966, transmitting a statement by

Mayor Henry W. Vaier of Milwaukee, Wis.-

Bennett, Glenn E., executive director, Atlanta Region Metropolitan

Planning Commission:

Article entitled “The Atlanta Region Metropolitan Planning

Commission- What It Is-What It Does".

Blackmon, Larry, president, National Association of Home Builders:

Letter in reply to questions of Vir. Fino on section 110 d) of H.R.

13064 and title I of H.R. 12946.-.

NAHB recommendations for increased use of FHA mortgage

insurance programs.-

Prepared statement with attachments..

Brownstein, Hon. Philip N., Assistant Secretary for Mortgage Credit,

and Commissioner, Federal Housing Administration:

Proposed amendments to H.R. 9256, Department of Housing and

Urban Development.-

Cavanagh, Hon. Jerome P., mayor of Detroit, Mich.:

Information about the Federal cost of Detroit's model city pro-

posal..--

Joint statement by the U.S. Conference of Mayors and National

League of Cities on the Urban Development Act of 1966, H.R.

12946; and the Housing and Urban Development Amendments

of 1966, H.R. 13064.

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Additional information submitted to the subcommittee by-Continued
Daley, Hon. Richard J., mayor of Chicago, Ill:

Analysis of land disposition, March 31, 1966, city of Chicago,

Department of Urban Renewal; information covering the

overall urban renewal program and more detailed data on 11

projects which have been closed out---

Davidoff, Paul, chairman, Department of City Planning, Hunter
College, New York:
Letter to President Johnson from Americans for Democratic

Action, dated December 29, 1965----
Pamphlet entitled "Metropolitan Housing Desegregation," by

the Potomac Institute, Inc.--
Statement by the Architects' Renewal Committee in Harlem,

Inc., dated February 21, 1966, re proposed change in the In-

ternal Revenue Code pertaining to housing --

Fay, Frederic A., president, National Association of Housing and

Redevelopment Officials:

Cost of NAHRO's proposed amendments to the Housing Act of

1937..

Estimated cost of 60 to 70 demonstration programs.

“ New Towns' Role in Urban Growth Explored, Public Policy

Issues Examined,” article from the Journal of Housing, No. 1,

1966...

Supplementary statement re NAHRO's positions on provisions

not included in proposed 1966 housing and urban development

legislation --

Turnover, length of stay, and reasons for moveout in public

housing ---

1965–67 policy resolution of the National Association of Housing

and Redevelopment Officials.-

George, W. Elmer, executive director, Georgia Municipal Association:

Supplementary statement and attachments---
Shishkin, Boris, secretary, Housing Committee, AFL-CIO:

Supplementary statement.---
Statement by the AFL-CIO Executive Council on Urban

America, February 28, 1966, Bal Harbour, Fla.--

Sullivan, Hon. Leonor K.:

H.R. 13063. A bill to amend the National Housing Act to author-

ize a limited experimental program of insurance for mortgages

executed by nonprofit organizations to finance the purchase and

rehabilitation of deteriorating or substandard housing for sub-

sequent sale to low-income purchasers--

“Mrs. Sullivan Introduces Bill To Enable Low-Income Families

To Purchase Rehabilitated Housing at 3-Percent Rate," press

release of February 24, 1966.

Townsend, Dwight D., director, Washington office, Cooperative

League of the U.S.A.:

Amendments proposed by Cooperative League of the U.S.A.----

Supplementary statement of Cooperative League of U.S.A. on

advantages of cooperatives under section 221(d) (3) -

Weaver, Hon. Robert C., Secretary of Housing and Urban Develop-

ment:

Cities indicating interest in demonstration cities proposal through

mayors, Members of Congress, or some other city official..

Comments on New York Times article "Slum Plan's Cost Likely

to Double - Private and Public Spending Under Johnson's

Proposal To Be Close to $6 Billion,” February 20, 1966.--

Derivation of $2.3 billion estimate for supplementary grants ---

Federal grant-in-aid programs likely to form base of city demon-

stration program activities.-

Hypothetical city demonstration program

Letter dated March 22, 1966, in response to questions of Mr.

Ashley

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