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In October 1919, Adams and the administration of the program moved from the Cabinet committee to the newly created housing branch of the federal Department of Health. In addition to their stated objectives, those who supported, approved, and fashioned the federal housing program appear to have had a less visible motive. 67 In May and June of 1919, the Winnipeg General Strike and the strikes accompanying it elsewhere in the country made clear to all governments the importance of implementing the program.
28 As a result, thousands of transient homeless men went first to provincial road camps and later to Department of National Defence relief camps, including Point Grey Camp No. 33 Unemployment and reduced income affected the affordability of rental housing for tenants as well as transients, although aggregate census figures suggest otherwise. 34 Tenants made an average monthly rental payment of about $26 in both 1931 and 1941. By 1941, however, a greater proportion of tenant households, especially ones on relief, paid under $15 per month for their living quarters than did in 1931.
K. A. Crerar, the minister of agriculture. Thomas Adams acted as adviser and largely drafted the housing plan. The committee also worked with representatives of the Ontario scheme to define federal and provincial responsibilities. According to the committee report of February 1919, the program objectives were to relieve shortages through construction, to give working people, especially veterans, the opportunity to own homes at a fair price, and to promote community health and well-being through planning and housing projects.