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In 1930s, because of an increase in population, a housing shortage of Kyung-Seong(Seoul) had become intensified. This housing shortage brought growth of new houses on Kyung-seong. in 1930s, one of the most popular housing type was urban traditional housing. It was the first ready-made housing in korea and also notify the birth of housing type. To investigate its characteristics as a commercial product, this study have paid attention to the socio-economic background of construction of urban traditional housing. The main consumer of urban traditional housing was the landowner who had migrated from rural communities and the owner of rental house. And because the construction costs of urban traditional housing was relatively lower than that of other housing type, the urban traditional housing was adopted by the housing construction company. And the social and economic background endow urban traditional housing with characteristics as a commercial product. The characteristics is identified in manipulation of the number of bay, use of standard timber, and promoting utility value of a vestibule as a rental house etc.