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Federal housing policies

United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee.

Federal housing policies

hearing before the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session, September 23, 1976.

by United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housing policy -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 59 p. ;
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17797113M


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