Authors

Chester Smolski

Document Type

Article

Themes

City Planning

Comments

Jobs needed as well as housing in Providence.

Abstract

"Congressman Henry S. Reuss of Wisconsin has given the answer most succinctly: "The most straightforward way to help cities is to provide jobs...From a city's standpoint, jobless citizens make no contributions to a community's revenues. But they add greatly to its costs for welfare, crime, and assorted ills."