Bring Back the Boarding Houses

A clear solution to today’s problems

FranMorelandJohns
ILLUMINATION
Published in
2 min readApr 4, 2024

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Maybe what this country needs is a boarding house revival.

In the very olden days, specifically the century or more ending with the housing boom that followed World War II, the boarding house was everybody’s answer: a home, for a while or a generation, for maiden ladies and traveling salesmen, families on the move but not…

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FranMorelandJohns
ILLUMINATION

Lifelong newspaper & magazine writer, author, blogger at franjohns.net, agitator for justice, kindness & interfaith understanding.