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Housing Scandal #20004

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 30, 1972
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(Studio) Federal Housing Administration 235, program enabling poor families to buy own homes. Housing Secretary Gee. Romney promised corrective action when scandal uncovered.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Cincinnati, Ohio) Derelict homes sponsored under program violate building codes and are unsafe. [Federal Housing Administration home owner, Mrs. Clayton BARNETT - has contacted real estate agent, FHA, Better Housing Bureau, Legal Aid to get action on dilapidated house, but had been unsuccessful.] Many houses condemned.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

(Studio) House Banking Committee to reopen investigation of Federal Housing Administration 235 program and will call Secretary Romney to testify.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Smith, Howard K.;
Tucker, Lem

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