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Special Segment (Housing: The Great Squeeze) #516847

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 19, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Shortage of rental properties in United States examined; [CUSTOMER and AGENT - discuss rent.] Av. rental prices of various regions reported [Realtor Jeffrey RODMAN - notes direction of future construction.] Solution arrived at by Tom Nathan, Sue Fox and Cindy Lipp described. [LIPP,FOX, NATHAN - comment.] Problems posed by condominium conversions noted. [Barry ROSEMAN - thinks situation is unfair.] Roseman and wife Lavonne Abbott reported forming tenants' union; details given. [ABBOTT - considers breaking point imminent.] Pros and cons of rent control outlined.
REPORTER: Linda Ellerbee

(Studio) Tomorrow's report previewed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Ellerbee, Linda

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