Citizens Housing and Planning Commission Luncheon

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This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Master of Ceremonies Bill Leonard is introduced. He mentions his show, "Eye on New York" and goes on to talk about the problems facing New York and the efforts being made by those present to remedy this problems. He introduces the members of the dais.

Deputy Mayor Paul T. O'Keefe is welcomed to the microphone to speak briefly. He apologizes for the Mayor's absence. He goes on to talk about the housing situation in New York. He discusses policy matters and the work of the Housing and Urban Renewal Committee. He encourages all to adopt the suggestions of Mr. Davies.

Commissioner of the Department of Real Estate J. Clarence Davies is introduced by Bill Leonard. He speaks about housing - particularly the need for middle-income housing in the City. Also discuss the elimination of slums and blight. Redevelopment projects benefit all of us.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 72714
Municipal archives id: LT9070