There were many reasons why many of us who ordinarily would not like regimentation of industry—and we do not like regimentation of agriculture or any of the other instrumentalities of production—saw reasons under the emergency why it should be done, as an emergency say. But none of the reasons for which that was done in that character of industry holds good for any bill that will lead to a regimentation of American citizens, to say what he shall do with his individual home.
Miss Marie L. Obenauer, Joint Chairman, Board of Governors of Home Owners’ Protective Enterprise (pgs 384-389), Hearings. Committee on Banking and Currency. Senate.