Houses for All
The Struggle for Social Housing in Vancouver, 1919-50Book - 1994
Houses for All is the story of the struggle for social housingin Vancouver between 1919 and 1950. It argues that, however temporaryor limited their achievements, local activists pplayed a significantrole in the introduction, implementation, or continuation of many earlynational housing programs. Ottawa's housing initiatives were notalways unilateral actions in the development of the welfare state. Thedrive for social housing in Vancouver complemented the tradition ofhousing activism that already existed in the United Kingdom and, to alesser degree, in the United States.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c1994
Branch Call Number: 363.509711 W11h
Characteristics: xii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm