New approaches to housing code administration

by Joseph S. Slavet

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Joseph S. Slavet and Melvin R. Levin. Prepared for the consideration of the National Commission on Urban Problems.
SeriesNational Commission on Urban Problems. Research report no. 17, Research report (United States. National Commission on Urban Problems) ;, no. 17.
ContributionsLevin, Melvin R., 1924- joint author., United States. National Commission on Urban Problems.
LC ClassificationsHT123 .A25 no. 17
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 217 p.
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4853199M
LC Control Number75602309

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