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Mayor deLesseps S. Morrison Photograph Collection
Page Eighteen

Photo 19
Before and after photo illustrates the success of New Orleans' Housing Rehabilitation and Slum Prevention program. Since this agency of the city government was created 18 months ago, more than 3000 units have been restored. Countless other thousands have been voluntarily improved. Goal of the program is to bring 45,000 sub-standard housing units up to conformity with the minimum housing laws within nine years.