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This collection contains the proceedings of the Boston Housing Authority from 1936-1974. The collection is comprised of 61 volumes in 11 boxes and includes minutes, personnel schudules, bids for construction and furnishing, reports, and housing developement plans.
Scope and Contents
Since 1935 the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) has been responsible for planning, building, and managing housing for low-income families and the elderly in Boston, Massachusetts, with financial assistance from state and federal agencies. Until 1980, when BHA was placed in receivership, overall policy- and decision-making power was vested in its board of commissioners, while responsibility for daily administration was vested in an administrator and staff. The administrator attended regular...