Rent Control, 1953: Hearings Before the Committee on Banking and Currency, House of Representatives, Eighty-third Congress, First Session, on H.R. 2555 [and Others] ...

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Page 69 - (A) in any incorporated city, town, or village which, at a time when maximum rents under this title are in effect therein, and prior to December 31, 1950, declares (by resolution of its governing body adopted for that purpose, or by popular referendum, in accordance with local law) that a shortage of rental housing...
Page 178 - ... (1) those housing accommodations, in any establishment which is commonly known as a hotel in the community in which it is located, which are occupied by persons who are provided customary hotel services such as maid service, furnishing and laundering of linen, telephone and secretarial or desk service, use and upkeep of furniture and fixtures, and bellboy service...
Page 183 - Without objection they will be inserted in the. record. (The documents referred to are as follows:) -98 PRICE DISCRIMINATION ORIGINAL INVOICE OF CONTINENTAL OIL COMPANY 5^ NV 460463 yt...
Page 191 - ... responsibility. And the abdication of individual responsibility is inevitably followed by further concentration of power in the state. Government ownership or control of property is not to be decried principally because of the historic inefficiency of governmental management of productive enterprises; its real threat rests in the fact that, if carried to the logical extreme, the final concentration of ownership in the hands of government gives to it, in all practical effects, absolute power over...
Page 213 - ... installation has been or is to be provided, or an existing defense plant or installation has been or is to be reactivated or its operation substantially expanded ; (2) substantial in-migration of defense workers or military personnel is required to carry out activities at such plant or installation...
Page 109 - In times of national emergency, this kind of control has a role to play. Our whole system, however, is based upon the assumption that, normally, we should combat wide fluctuations in our price structure by relying largely on the effective use of sound fiscal and monetary policy, and upon the natural workings of economic law.
Page 169 - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON BANKING AND CURRENCY, Washington, DC The committee met at 10 am, the Honorable Jesse P. Wolcott, chairman, presiding. Present: Chairman Wolcott (presiding), Messrs.
Page 112 - See The 1950 Housing Situation in Charts: Based on Preliminary Results of the 1950 Census of Housing, Revised June, 1952, Government Printing Office, Washington, p. 23. This booklet is useful as a basis for comparing your community with the rest of the nation on various Census of Housing findings. '"A dwelling unit was reported as dilapidated when it had serious deficiencies, was rundown or neglected, or was of inadequate...
Page 136 - Act of 1950, the Defense Housing and Community Facilities and Services Act of 1951, as amended, and...
Page 249 - I think that is all I have to say. The CHAIRMAN. Thank you very much. Mr.

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