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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).
“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,
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
General facts as to deficient accommodation-Overcrowding onarea--“The
CHAPTER 11.-WHAT MAY BE DONE BY INDIVIDUALS.
-Powers of Householders, Workmen, Property Owners, Parish Councillors,
Duties of Sanitary Inspector--Bye-laws--Nuisances-Overcrowding-
How to get large slum districts condemned--How to deal with small slums
Labourers' (Ireland) Acts-Cottages erected in Ireland.
Local improvement schemes and railway Bills---Artisans' and labourers'
Loans under Part III--General information as to municipal dwellings in
London County Council dwellings---Tabular statements as to cost and
CHAPTER IX.--DETAILS AS TO CONSTRUCTION AND FINAN-
Liverpool cheap tenements for very poor—Manchester tenement houses
The first Richmond scheme--Site, roads and sewers-Details as to
The Ixworth (Suffolk) municipal cottages—The Penshurst (Kent) Pioneer
Abstract of the Act-Loans sanctioned-The Ilford District Council
How to prepare a municipal housing scheme-Cost of site--Cost of
Houses built by co-operative societies, Housing scheme of the Woolwich
Sunlight, Mr. Cadbury's experiment at Bournville—The Bournville Trust.
Effect of bye-laws on building construction-Cheap building materials-
The need for improved means of locomotion.- What cheap transit will do,
General conditions in Continental towns-- Sanitary administration-- Re-
Cheaper land, inoney, transit and building required— Taxation of land
II.--Summary of the following Acts of Parliament, bye-laws, and other