African American Heritage

Record Group 31 - Records of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)

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    The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insured private lending institutions against loss on home mortgage loans. The Research and Statistics Division within the FHA conducted studies on race and income in regard to housing in the United States.

    Clusters: Housing and Urban Development

    Textual Records

    Decimal Files, 1967–1972

    National Archives Identifier: 12319881
    These records must be screened for personal privacy information under 5 U.S.C. 552 (b) (6) prior to public release.

    Housing Situation Reports, 1940–1942

    National Archives Identifier: 719409

    State and City Data Relating to Economic Conditions, ca. 1934–1942

    National Archives Identifier: 702791

    Subject Files Relating to the College Housing Program, 1962–1974

    National Archives Identifier: 719090
    Some of the records may be under copyright protection.