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4. S. Congress. House.
COMMITTEE ON BANKING AND CURRENCY. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
H. R. 5827
(SUPERSEDED BY S. 2126)
MAY 23, 24, 25, 26; June 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10, 1955
Printed for the use of the Committee on Banking and Currency
H. R. 5827. A bill to extend and clarify laws relating to the provision and
improvement of housing, the elimination and prevention of slums, and
the conservation and development of urban communities ..
American Association of Social Workers.
Anderson, Dr. Hurst R., president, American University, representing
American Council of Education and the Association of American
Baldwin, Hon. John F., a Representative in Congress from the State
Bartlett, Hon. E. L., a Delegate to United States Congress from the
Bubb, Henry A., chairman, legislative committee, United States
Buchanan, Hon. Vera, a Representative in Congress from the State of
Campbell, Wallace J., director, Washington office, Cooperative League
of the United States of America...
Clark, Hon. Joseph S., Jr., mayor, city of Philadelphia, Pa-
Colburn, Fern M., secretary, Social Education and Action Committee,
National Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers,
Cole, Hon. Albert M., Administrator, Housing and Home Finance
Agency, accompanied by Norman F. Mason, Commissioner, Federal
Du Laurence Henry, chairman, legislative committee, National
Apartment Owners Association, Inc.-
Evans, John, chairman, Aeronautics Committee, American Legion.. 146
Fischer, Ben, director, CIO Housing Committee..
Fleischut, Gerrard P., representing Mobile Homes Dealers National
Floete, Hon. Franklin G., Assistant Secretary of Defense for Property
Friedel, Hon. Samuel N., a Representative in Congress from the State
Heitmann, Fred W., Jr., vice president, Northwest National Bank
Hoffmann, Frank N., chairman, housing subcommittee of the legis-
Houser, Mrs. Jency Price, representing housing designed for perma-
Investment Bankers Association of America, municipal securities
Jones, Hon. Robert E., a representative in Congress from the State
Kaul, Ralph, representing the Trailer Coach Association
Leader, Governor George M., State of Pennsylvania --
Lovre, Hon. Harold 0., a Representative in Congress from the State
Lucas, Hon. Scott W., representing the Mobile Homes Manufac-
Mead, Hon. Donald H., mayor, city of Syracuse, N. Y., representing
the American Municipal Association.
Miller, Hon. George P., a Representative in Congress from the State
Mills, Walter B., Jr., president, National Association of Housing
Mitchell, Clarence, director, Washington bureau, National Association
League accompanied by Harold D. Braman, executive manager... 367
Moses, Robert, chairman, committee on slum clearance, city of
Murdock, Dana, representing the city of Richmond, Calif_
Nichols, C. N., managing director, NERSICA, Inc., New York,
Northup, H. R., executive vice president, National Retail Lumber
O'Grady, Rt. Rev. Msgr. John, secretary, National Conference of
O'Hara, Hon. Barratt, a Representative in Congress from the State of
Olson, C. H., assistant legislative director, American Legion.
Packard, Arthur J., president, Packard Hotels Co., Mount Vernon,
Robbins, Ira S., president, National Housing Conference, Inc., ac-
Rouse, James W., president, James W. Rouse & Co., Baltimore, Md.,
accompanied by Samuel Neal, counsel.
Scott, Kenneth L., Director, Agriculture Credit Service, accompanied
by R. B. McLeaish, Administrator, Farmers Home Administration. 126
Scott, Robert E., representing The Chamber of Commerce of the
Seidman, Bert, acting secretary, housing committee, American Fed-
Slusser, Charles E., Public Housing Commissioner...
Smith, Earl W., president, National Association of Home Builders,
accompanied by George Goodyear and Herbert Coulton.--
Sorrell, W. Byron, Mobile Homes Dealers National Association. 247
Spiczak, George, vice president, Home Savings & Loan Association.. 264
Staal, Ben J., treasurer, Holland Furnace Co., Holland, Mich.
Vanik, Hon. Charles A., a Representative in Congress from the State
Viner, Arthur, executive director, Voluntary Home Mortgage Credit. 101
Westland, Hon. Jack, a Representative in Congress from the State of
Wilcox, Arthur P., chairman, Realtors Washington committee, Na-
tional Association of Real Estate Boards, accompanied by John C.
Resolution on housing, adopted at 73d convention, Los Angeles,
American Municipal Association:
Appendix A. Proposed amendment to section 221 (a) of the
National Housing Act of 1949, as amended..
Appendix B. Section 110 (c) of the Housing Act of 1949, as
Appendix C. Proposed amendments to sections 220 and 221 of
the National Housing Act increasing mortgage insurance limits
for nonprofit corporations to 100 percent of value of cost.--. 195
Bell, Hon. John J. (telegrams):
C. N. Burt Co., Dallas, Tex...
Central Investment Co., Dallas, Tex...
College and University Finance Associates, San Antonio, Tex.
Columbian Securities Corp., Dallas, Tex...
Additional data submitted to the committee by-Continued
Exhibits 1-15. Newspaper articles submitted to the committee. 467
Bureau of the Budget statement in answer to questions by Con-
Farm Tenant Act, prior to passage of the Housing Act of 1949.. 135
of loans made during the 1953 and 1954 fiscal years under title
Telegram from Los Angeles, signed by L. H. Empey, Ralph E.
Phillips, Francis Moulton, Joseph L. Ryans, William S.
Letter of June 3, 1955, in re “Proposed provision to allow Federal
savings and loan associations to invest a limited amount in real