Food, clothing, housing, transportation, education and entertainment" are the six major life demands of the people. In terms of housing, in order to solve the housing problem, improve the living environment, and formulate policies related to national housing, let us review the national archives and review the development of national housing in Taiwan. Looking back on history, the forms of living in Taiwan have ranged from natural sea caves, slate houses, yugu stone houses, triangular or quadrangle courtyards, to today's buildings, apartments, and mansions.
Everyone needs shelter from a place to live. In 1942, Taiwan was hit by Typhoon Keti, causing houses to collapse and many people to be homeless. In order to assist the affected households in rebuilding their homes, the government opened some US aid for the people. Loans to ease the burden. The following year, the Ministry of the Interior set remove background from image up a "Technical Team for Urban Housing Construction" to use US aid to build national housing. In 1944, the "Technical Team for Urban Housing Construction" was reorganized into the "National Housing Construction Committee of the Executive Yuan", and Baldern, deputy director of the US Foreign Affairs Branch, agreed with this and assisted in formulating the "Draft Organizational Regulations of the National Housing Construction Committee of the Executive Yuan".
After that, the "Organization Regulations of the National Housing Construction Committee of the Executive Yuan" was promulgated by a resolution, which clearly regulates the national housing construction, the management of the National Housing Construction Committee, the qualifications of members, the number of members, and the grouping matters. In July 1946, the government promulgated the "Construction of National Housing Loans Regulations", forming a system of low-interest loans and long-term repayment for the purchase (construction) of houses. The regulations have been run for more than ten years under the bet of US aid. ear economic construction plan, the Economic Development Committee of the Executive Yuan will develop five new towns within six years, and it is expected to acquire public land in t