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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York - Part 7, Chapter 41 Rumors and the Report of Rumors Summary & Analysis

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Part 7, Chapter 41 Rumors and the Report of Rumors Summary

Moses also built housing as part of his role as director of the Mayor's Slum Clearance Committee. Moses is actually creating slums by forcing people out of their homes and into tenements because there is no other housing available for them. The same public housing units are promised over and over to different groups displaced for highway construction. His Title I sites are tenements and slums. Very few of the people who are displaced find homes in public housing. People who are told they will receive help to find comparable housing find that there is no such help nor is there any comparable housing available to them

Henry Cohen and Hortense Gabel are two reformers who look into the housing situation of the displaced people and are astounded at...

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