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Special Assignment (Housing Crisis) #66833

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 30, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Levittown, New York) Levittown, New York, recalled as nation's 1st major hsing. development; prices of homes then compared to current costs and those anticipated by 1990 on screen. Contributing factors to hsing. crisis outlined. [Minnesota hsing. financial authority spokesperson Jim SOLEM - comments.] Condominium market mentioned; solar community in Davis, California, examined. [Developer Mike CORBETT - comments.] Underground townhse. in Minneapolis, Minnesota, discussed. [Mary TINGERTHAL - comments on benefits from earth on roof.] Attributes of such a house outlined on screen. Experimental Arizona community examined. [Project coordinator Tony BROWN - comments.] End to unlimited growth in US noted.
REPORTER: James Walker

Robinson, Max;
Walker, James

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