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Economy / Housing / Inner-City Rehabilitation #245424

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 16, 1976
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(Studio) Housing starts down 8% in March. Permits unchanged. Report on effort to keep tenement neighborhood alive.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Lower eastern side of New York City poor and suffers from neglect. Some work to rejuvenate neighborhood. Residents do work themselves. They recd. $117,000 loan from city. [MAN - can his life more involved now.] [2nd MAN O can get decent job due to skills picked up here.] Federal government provided $43,000 for solar energy system. [Solar energy consultant Travis PRICE - explains advantages of system.] Mbrs. of E. 11th Saint association will advise other residents how to rehabilitate tenements.

Cronkite, Walter;
Lin, Sam Chu

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