Monthly Labor Review Volume 13, No. 2

Monthly Labor Review Volume 13, No. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...exemptions are having the desired effect of stimulating the building of individual homes. This is also indicated by the total estimated value of the housing plans filed, which amounts to about $03,000,000, an average of a little less than $5,000. State-assisted Home Building in North Dakota. MENTION was made in a recent issue of the Monthly Labor ReView ' of the plan adopted by North Dakota in 1919 for aiding citizens to build homes. The constitutionality of the legislation was questioned, so that it was not possible to make a beginning until well into 1920. Various difficulties in the way of securing funds for the State scheme have been encountered, but a recent report states that in the past season some 58 houses were built under the terms of the housing law, 8 for business and professional men, and the remainder for wage earners. State assistance is limited to houses costing not more than $5,000, of which the applicant must furnish $1,000, while the State furnishes the remainder and through the Home Building Association undertakes the actual building. Materials are bought at wholesale and furnished at cost. A 20-year amortization plan is adopted, under which the $4,000 loan is paid off in monthly instalments of $28.65. Monthly Labor Review, May, 1921, p. 7. Building Activities in Canada. ACCORDING to tho June 29, 1921, issue of Commerce Reports, published by tho United States Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, the American consul at Kingston, Ontario, under date of June 10, 1921, states that with five months' statistics to work upon, comparisons can now be made between this year's activity and that of preceding years. Residential work is more active than ever, the total for five months being $28,782,300, as compared more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236889517
  • 9781236889515