Report from the Select Committee on Repayment of Loans by Local Authorities; Together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix ... [Also, Index and Digest of Evidence ...]

Report from the Select Committee on Repayment of Loans by Local Authorities; Together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix ... [Also, Index and Digest of Evidence ...]

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...of things that we are dealing with will pass away. 3182. Ton take strict measures in rehousing to put those actually dispossessed into possession of the new rooms?--Yes; we do not admit any but those from houses pulled down by the Corporation, or areas of overcrowding. 3183. We know that persons of that class sometimes object to strict rules, enforced cleanliness and so on. They are of course at liberty to leave at anv time and retire to such slums as may be left?--Yes. 3184. In that event I presume any person could come in?--No. 3185. If you have housed those dispossessed and any considerable portion of them retires who will come in?--The victims of fresh demolition operations. 3186. Of future demolition operations?--Of future demolition operations. In that way we restrict our operations. If you once begin building for anybody and everybody I myself do not see any limit to it. I do not really see where you are going to stop. If you lay it down as a xule that you intend to build for those that are dispossessed you know the end of it. 3187. It has been said that the larger the town the less risk there is of loss of site value in the future?--Yes. 3188. But do you come here to advocate uniformity of treatment on this question, because I presume that a Government department has to treat with large towns and small towns, or do you come here simply to advocate special treatment in your own case?--Uniformity on the housing question. 3189. If it is suggested to you that a bad tenant makes a bad house, is it not your experience that continuously living in bad houses might have made a man a bad tenant?--I think so distinctly. 3190. And if he lives in good accommodation he will become a good tenant in the end?--Yes, I think so; I think it gives him...show more

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