When I grew up in the 1940s, there was no system to let anyone down and when council houses were offered to those who were part of the slum clearance
programme, there were many people who could not afford to pay the rent the council were charging.
We have learned from the lessons of slum clearance
of the 1960s, as well as from programmes of the 1970s when unpopular housing was provided.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is facing international condemnation over his "Drive Out Rubbish" slum clearance
programme which has seen 700,000 people lose their homes.
urban renewal and slum clearance
of the Upper West Side in the '60s and '70s it started to perk up.
Like officials in other cities, Atlanta's leaders used urban renewal and redevelopment monies to displace African Americans living close to the downtown through so-called slum clearance
Have successive slum clearance
and regeneration projects killed the sense of pride in our communities?
THE Cruddas Park flats were built in the 1960s as part of a massive slum clearance
programme led by the then Labour leader of Newcastle City Council, the late T Dan Smith.
A new attack on the slum clearance
problem would mean 'putting the clock back' for many of the 8,000 people now on the housing register, the deputy chairman of the Housing Committee told West Bromwich Town Council last night.
The project was initially proposed by Amalgamated and the United Housing Foundation as a slum clearance
in the Brighton-Coney Island area of Brooklyn in early 1958.
In 1956 the family were moved under slum clearance
and rehoused in Pype Hayes.
Byker Wall arose from a slum clearance
programme in 1969 and is now home to 9,000 people.
The 'gas and water Socialist' who pioneered education reforms and slum clearance
also played a key role in the creation of the University of Birmingham where the imposing Italianate clock tower, Big Joe, is nicknamed in his honour.