WHCF Subject File - HS: Housing

According to the White House Central Files manual, this category was used for "material pertaining to the approval of programs developed by local communities for the prevention and elimination of slum and blight conditions, including urban renewal and slum clearance; housing trends; public housing and low rent programs; certification of maximum number of dwellings required for relocation of families displaced by government action."

The file manual specifically excepted, however, material pertaining to: civil defense activities related to housing (seeND); college housing (see ED); disposition of federally owned housing (see RA); federal aid for housing (see FA); housing loans (see FI); military housing (see ND); rent control (see BE); and veterans housing (see VA).


HS: Housing
Executive 1000 pp. / General 300 pp.
Material on planning and financing of housing programs, stimulation of the housing and construction industry, housing trends and goals, HUD programs, and a small amount of material on other topics related to housing, such as mobile home standards and historic preservation. Includes correspondence between private citizens, businesspeople, community organizations, and federal, state, and local government officials.

HS/LG#: Housing(subdivided by name of local government)
Executive 150 pp. / General 150 pp
Material concerning the same topics as in category HS, but more local in focus. Arranged alphabetically by name of local government..

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