Relocation

Government publication "Relecation from Urban Renewal Project Areas" (1960).

 

Description: Publication of the Urban Renewal Administration, an amendment of the Title I Housing Act of 1949. The Title I Act provided federal financing to demolish substandard housing in favor of urban renewl projects. The process resulted in the widespread demolition of working class neighborhoods in favor of middle class housing developments.

Date: circa 1960

Creator: Urban Renewal Administration

Original Format: Black and White publication, 8.5 x 11 inches

Citation: Metropolitan Council on Housing Records, TAM 173, Box 23, Folder 23, Tamiment Library and Wagner Labor Archive. Digital ID = tam173_ref421_000001d 

 

 Copy of the Title I Housing Ac of 1949 (1960).  Metropolitan Council on Housing Program for Urban Renewal (1962)    Open letter to Mayor Robert Wagner calling for the removal of Robert Moses (undated).  Flyer for a Committee to Save Our City's Homes demonstration at City Hall (1960s)

 Flyer against the Lower Manhattan Expressway (circa 1961).  

 Met Council on Housing publication Decent Housing for New York's People (1960s).  Flyer about Penn Station South urban renewal project (1960).  Pamphlet on discrimination at Stuyvesant Town (1950s).    Memo on the implementation of the Metcalf-Baker anti-discrimination law (1961).
 Committee to Save Our City's Homes demonstration on rent control and repair violations demonstration at City Hall (1963).

 

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