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Housing America

Housing America

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Published by Sage Publications in Beverly Hills, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Housing -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementspecial editor of this volume, Wallace F. Smith.
      SeriesThe Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science,, v. 465 (Jan. 1983), Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science ;, v. 465.
      ContributionsSmith, Wallace Francis, 1926-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsH1 .A4 vol. 465, HD7293 .A4 vol. 465
      The Physical Object
      Pagination222 p. :
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3505633M
      ISBN 100803919484, 0803919476
      LC Control Number82042843

      A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice A stunning, deeply reported investigation into the housing crisis Spacious and affordable homes used to be the hallmark of American prosperity. Today, however, punishing rents and the increasingly prohibitive cost of ownership have turned housing into the foremost symbol of inequality and an economy gone wrong. Books to Better Understand (and Solve) Homelessness in America The modern form of homelessness in America, as we know it, began more than thirty years ago during the Ronald Reagan administration. The country had not seen such a magnitude of upheaval since the Great Depression.

      “Economics reporter Dougherty’s first book identifies housing as a profound American social and economic challenge which also influences other problems, from educational gaps and racial disparity to climate change well-reported and well-documented, not to mention fascinating, treatment of a topic that Dougherty convincingly argues is critical to equity and stability in America Recommended for .   The United States is facing an affordable housing crisis.. It’s affecting Americans across the income spectrum. The National Low Income Housing Coalition found in .

        Years of America’s Housing History From the first tenement regulation to work requirements for public-housing residents, these are key moments in housing policy. By The Nation .   Spanish, African, Native American, Creole, and other heritages combined to create a unique blend of housing styles in America's French colonies, particularly in New Orleans, the Mississippi Valley, and the Atlantic coastal Tidewater region. Soldiers returning from World War I brought a keen interest in French housing styles.


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"Housing America is a comprehensive book that analyzes the contemporary U.S. housing market. The emphasis is on national, state and local government policies toward housing, land use and related issues and surveys the various views about the current housing crisis and its relationship to the broader financial : Paperback.

While this book focuses on the major problems we face as a society in housing our population, it is also about the choices we make about what is valued in our society in our attempts to solve them.

Housing America is appropriate for courses in urban studies, urban planning, and housing Author: Emily Tumpson Molina. Housing America is a courageous and comprehensive eff ort to examine housing policies in the United States and to show how such policies aff ect the housing market.

GENRE Professional & Technical. A new book by Conor Dougherty, Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America, may be another book that will raise broad understanding and awareness of the root causes of the housing problems we : Diana Budds.

Book Description In an effort to explain why housing remains among the United States’ most enduring social problems, Housing America explores five of the U.S.’s most fundamental, recurrent issues in housing its population: affordability of housing, homelessness, segregation and discrimination in the housing market, homeownership and home financing, and planning.

"Housing in America is an engaging book about the complex role housing plays in our lives. The authors begin by looking at the social, cultural and psychological meaning of home.

“Housing America is a comprehensive book that analyzes the contemporary U.S. housing market. The emphasis is on national, state and local government policies toward housing, land use and related issues and surveys the various views about the current housing crisis and its relationship to the broader financial meltdown.

“Economics reporter Dougherty’s first book identifies housing as a profound American social and economic challenge which also influences other problems, from educational gaps and racial disparity to climate change well-reported and well-documented, not to mention fascinating, treatment of a topic that Dougherty convincingly argues is critical to equity and stability in America Recommended for /5(40).

In the spirit of Evicted, Bait and Switch, and The Big Short, a shocking, heart-wrenching investigation into America’s housing crisis and the modern-day robber barons who are making a fortune off the backs of the disenfranchised working and middle class—among them, Donald Trump and his inner circle.

Two years before the housing market collapsed inDonald Trump looked forward to a. Housing America Corporation. State Avenue P.O. Box Somerton, AZ Phone: () Fax: () Open Hours: Monday – Friday, a.m. Housing in America provides a broad overview of the field of housing, with the objective of fostering an informed and engaged citizenry.

The evolution of housing norms and policy is explored in a historical context while underscoring the human and cultural dimensions of housing program by: 1.

“America’s economic success is badly hampered because overly expensive housing stops Americans from moving to our new lands of opportunity like Silicon Valley.

Conor Dougherty has written an insightful and engaging book explaining why housing has become unaffordable in so many places. Most federal housing subsidies benefit families with six-figure incomes. 59 If we are going to spend the bulk of our public dollars on the affluent—at least when it comes to housing—we should own up to that decision and stop repeating the politicians’ canard about one of the richest countries on the planet being unable to afford doing more.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Book department": pages Description: pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. A fascinating book about the government's role in segregating the country, The Color of Law exposes the unjust and often untold history of housing policy, city planning, and racial zoning that Author: Sadie Trombetta.

A 'Forgotten History' Of How The U.S. Government Segregated America Author Richard Rothstein says the housing programs begun under the New.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: MacLeish, Archibald, Housing America. New York, Harcourt, Brace [] (OCoLC) Online version. The book is sometimes easy-to-read narrative nonfiction with compelling personal anecdotes and sometimes heavily detailed wonky discussion of housing history and politics.

But it all combines to explain well how the Bay Area finds itself in this predicament/5. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Housing America by Randall G.

Holcombe, Benjamin Powell,Transaction Publishers edition, in English. GOLDEN GATES Fighting for Housing in America By Conor Dougherty. In California, more thanpeople sleep on the streets. The tent cities in Los Angeles’s skid row have distinct.

'Homewreckers' Book Probes How The Housing Crisis Killed The White Picket Fence American Dream The Epic of America. An early selection of the Book Author: Tonya Mosley.Here are some books (and an art show) that I read or consulted or was inspired by while writing my new book Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America.

Warning: They are all over the place, but are a mix of books about housing, cities and places, and works whose narrative methods I .The New York City Housing Authority, America's largest public housing manager, still maintains overtenants in its vast and well-run high-rise projects. While by no means utopian, New York City's public housing remains an acceptable and affordable option.