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SOME USEFUL HOUSING BOOKS.

The following books may be studied with advantage by all housing reformers :-

LEGAL. Lumley's Public Health Acts, by Macmorran and Lushington. (67/6 ; Shaw,

London). Knight's “Annotated Model Byelaws of the Local Government Board.” (10/6;

Knight, London). Allan's “The Housing of the Working Classes Acts." (7/6; Butterworth, London).

SANITARY. Willoughby's “Health Officer's Pocket Book.” (7/6; Lockwood, London). Taylor's The Sanitary Inspector's Handbook." (5/- ; Lewis, 136, Gower Street, W.C.)

OFFICIAL. Eighth Special Report of the U.S.A. Commissioner of Labour (Housing of the

Working Classes)—Washington. “The Housing Question in London,” by C. T. Stewart, late Clerk to the

London County Council. (P. S. King & Son, London). Nottingham Housing Report, by A. M. Brown, M.I.C.E. Liverpool : Report of the Deputation of the Housing Committee, 1901 (Austin

Taylor, Esq., J.P., Chairman). Manchester : • Report on the Housing of the Working Classes, by the Sanitary

Committee (Ald. Walton Smith, Chairman).

GENERAL.

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“No Room to Live," by George Haw. (2/6; Wells, Gardner, Darton & Co.,

3, Paternoster Buildings, E.C.) Britain's Homes,” by George Haw. (2/6; Clarion Press, 72, Fleet Street,

E.C.)
Rural Hygiene," by G. V. Poore, M.D. (6/6; Longman's, London).

Housing of the Working Classes,” by Bowmaker. (2/6; Methuen, London). “Public Health and Housing," by J. F. J. Sykes, M.D. (6/- ; P. S. King and

Son, London). “The Cottage Homes of England," by W. Walter Crotch. (2/- ; P. S. King

and Son, London).

USEFUL PAMPHLETS ON THE HOUSING QUESTION. Fabian Tract No. 76: “Houses for the People.” (id. ; Fabian Society, 3,

Clement's Inn, Strand, W.C.) Better Homes for the Workers,” by H. R. Aldridge. (id; 432, West

Strand, W.C.)

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER 11.-WHAT MAY BE DONE BY INDIVIDUALS.
The Public Conscience must be aroused-Housing Councils must be formed

-Powers of Householders, Workmen, Property Owners, Parish Councillors,

County Councillors, and Town Councillors.

CHAPTER III.-WHAT MAY BE DONE UNDER THE

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTS.

Duties of Sanitary Inspector--Bye-laws--Nuisances-Overcrowding-

Structural and sanitary defects—Water supply-Infectious diseases—Com-

mon lodging houses-Houses let in lodgings.

CHAPTER IV.-ABSTRACT OF HOUSING OF THE

WORKING CLASSES ACT, 1890.

How to get large slum districts condemned--How to deal with small slums

-Improvement schemes-How to get more workmen's dwellings—How to

get land and money.

CHAPTER V.-- MINOR HOUSING ACTS.

Labourers' (Ireland) Acts-Cottages erected in Ireland.

CHAPTER VIII.--LONDON AND GLASGOW BLOCK DWELLINGS

DETAILS OF CONSTRUCTION AND FINANCES.

London County Council dwellings---Tabular statements as to cost and

financial results-Analysis of working expenses-New sites-Glasgow muni-

cipal dwellings-Cheap block dwellings for the very poor-Analysis of

working expenses.

CHAPTER IX.--DETAILS AS TO CONSTRUCTION AND FINAN-
CIAL RESULTS OF PROVINCIAL MUNICIPAL DWELLINGS.

Liverpool cheap tenements for very poor—Manchester tenement houses

and new suburban dwellings' scheme-Birmingham cottage flats-Hornsey

municipal cottages.

CHAPTER X-THE RICHMOND HOUSING EXPERIMENT

AND ITS LESSONS.

The first Richmond scheme--Site, roads and sewers-Details as to

buildings—The second Richmond scheme-Analysis of the cost of building

cottages---Cost of labour and materials—Financial particulars of the two

completed schemes—The Richmond tenants-Useful official forms and regu-

lations—Twenty important conclusions.

CHAPTER XI.--RURAL HOUSING.

The Ixworth (Suffolk) municipal cottages—The Penshurst (Kent) Pioneer

Cottages---Rural housing in Ireland.

CHAPTER XII.-ABSTRACT OF SMALL DWELLINGS

ACQUISITION ACT, 1899.

Abstract of the Act-Loans sanctioned-The Ilford District Council
House Purchase scheme--Co-operation of Council with Company-General
remarks on the house purchase system.

CHAPTER XIII.--MUNICIPAL HOUSING SCHEMES.

FINANCIAL AND PRACTICAL INFORMATION.

How to prepare a municipal housing scheme-Cost of site--Cost of
building - Loan charges-Working expenses--Repaymentof Loans--Repairs
and maintenance-Rates and taxes-Does municipal housing ‘pay' ?-
Ought municipal housing to 'pay'?-Rent and cost of dwellings already
provided by private enterprise-What is a fair rent?

CHAPTER XIV.—CO-OPERATION, SMALL HOLDINGS, AND

GARDEN CITIES.

Houses built by co-operative societies, Housing scheme of the Woolwich

Co-operative Society--Small holdings and the rural exodus—The Garden

City scheme.

CHAPTER XV.-SUBURBAN HOUSING AND MODEL VILLAGES.

Estates of the Artizans' Dwellings' Company—The garden village of Port

Sunlight, Mr. Cadbury's experiment at Bournville—The Bournville Trust.

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