The Housing Problem: Its History, Growth, Legislation and Procedure
Sir I. Pitman & sons, Limited, 1920 - 544 pages
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accommodation acquired acre addition adopted allowed Amendment amount annual apply approved arbitrator assistance authority building built by-laws capital carried cent charges City classes Commissioners Committee common compensation considerable construction cost cottages County Council court desirable district dwellings effect erection estimated existing expenses further Garden give given Government Board habitation Health houses improvement included increase industrial interest labour land less limited Liverpool living loan local authority Local Government Board London matter means Minister Ministry necessary obtained occupied officer owner paid passing period persons population possible powers prepared present principal proposed purchase question reason referred regard regulations rent Report respect result roads rooms rules rural sanitary scheme secure Society space Street supply taken tenants tenements tion Town Planning urban utility whole
Page 509 - To the Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of the City of London, in Common Council assembled...
Page 43 - ... in a state so dangerous or injurious to health as to be unfit for human habitation...
Page 419 - Act into effect, and any regulations so made shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament as soon as may be...
Page 545 - In demy 8vo, cloth gilt, 238 pp. 7s. 6d. net. MANUFACTURING BOOK-KEEPING AND COSTS. By GEORGE JOHNSON. FCIS In demy 8vo, cloth gilt, 120 pp. 3s. 6d. net. COMPANY ACCOUNTS. By ARTHUR COLES.
Page 303 - ... securing proper sanitary conditions, amenity, and convenience in connection with the laying out and use of the land, and of any neighbouring lands.
Page 13 - Observance of the same by enacting therein such Provisions as they think necessary as to the giving of Notices, as to the Deposit of Plans and Sections by Persons intending to lay out Streets or to construct Buildings...
Page 236 - ... a condition that the house is at the commencement of the tenancy, and an undertaking that the house will be kept by the landlord during the tenancy, in all respects reasonably fit for human habitation...
Page 1 - Palaces, baronial castles, great halls, stately mansions, do not make a nation. The nation in every country dwells in the cottage ; and unless the light of your constitution can shine there, unless the beauty of your legislation and the excellence of your statesmanship are impressed there on the feelings and condition of the people, rely upon it you have yet to learn the duties of government.
Page 64 - If the Local Government Board make a recommendation to that effect, the period for which the loan is made by the Public Works Loan Commissioners may exceed the period allowed under the...