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To provide a rent certificate program for low-income housing in private accommodations, to establish a priority for low- and middle-income housing in urban renewal projects, to provide additional rehabilitation and relocation assistance, to create a new veterans' mortgage insurance program, to continue the Federal Housing Administration, college, and elderly housing programs, to provide comprehensive compensation for condemnees, to insure efficiency and economy in the administration of Federal housing programs, and for other purposes.
Florence P. Dwyer, New Jersey Representative of the 89th Congress, 1st session
Congress; Committee on Banking and Currency
March 23, 1965
Bay 2, Column 9, Public Service, Box 1
Dwyer, Florence P., "H. R. 6623" (1965). Florence Dwyer Congressional Bills 1965. 25.
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Florence Price Dwyer was the second woman–and first Republican woman–elected to Congress from New Jersey. She served in the House from January 3, 1957 to January 3, 1973. She was an advocate for women’s rights and a critic of the Vietnam War. Dwyer’s papers include records of public service, correspondence with peers and constituents, printed material, and memorabilia documenting her career as a member of the United States Congress. The congresswoman frequently corresponded with the residents of Essex and Union counties about the legislation of the mid-twentieth century within the federal and state government.