Is the hon. member now
speaking of housing in its social aspects as a measure of improving the health of our people? He will agree with me that there is a marked distinction between different purposes that may be effected by housing legislation. This home improvement plan is designed, as I understand it and as I think he must understand it, rather to afford employment to the building trades; it is not designed to improve the conditions of which he has complained.
Subtopic: PROVISION TO ENCOURAGE REPAIR OF RURAL AND URBAN DWELLINGS