America's Housing: Prospects and Problems

1st Edition

James Hughes

Routledge
Published June 30, 2006
Reference - 562 Pages
ISBN 9780882850801 - CAT# Y356533

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The One-Volume Encyclopedia of Housing. Beginning with a detailed evaluation of the nation's housing inventory by Sternlieb and Hughes, this collection of research papers by the staff of the Center for Urban Policy Research provides the keys to the directions that housing in America will takeinthe1980's.Topics covered include:Emerging Demand, Supply and Market Interrelationships; The New Demography and Housing; Homeownership: Shelter vs. Investment; Rental Housing's Future; Governmental Policy Toward Condo­minium Conversion; The "Return-to-the-City" Movement; Central City Housing Opportunities and Limitations; Present and Future Parameters of Black Suburbanization and Homeownership; Environmental Regulations, Design Standards and Costs as a Prelude to Developing Governmental Policy; Rent Control and Its Impact on the Tax Base; Racial Attitudes Toward Housing QualityThis book is a must for policy decision makers, educators and everyone in the housing field who needs guidance in planning their future activities.

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