Housing Acts, 1934, 1937
   The Housing Act established the Federal Housing Administration to encourage banks and building loan associations to provide loans for home building and repairs. The second act in 1937 established the U.S. Public Housing Authority to encourage slum clearance by providing loans to local authorities to build public housing.
   See also Housing Act, 1949.

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