Housing and Community Development in New York City

Housing and Community Development in New York City : Facing the Future

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Leading housing scholars and practitioners provide a comprehensive, up-to-date description and analysis of housing and community development policy as they examine one of America's largest and most important cities. Housing and Community Development in New York City comprehensively explores a full range of policy issues including the analysis of current housing problems and demographics; examination of federally supported housing assistance programs such as public housing and Section 8; scrutiny of the City's response to homelessness and the abandonment of private sector housing; and a look at New York's innovative program to rebuild neighborhoods with public-private partnerships.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 292 pages
  • 150.9 x 226.6 x 15.7mm | 389.31g
  • Albany, NY, United States
  • English
  • Total Illustrations: 0
  • 0791440400
  • 9780791440407

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"I teach a course in housing policy and for a number of years have been disappointed with what is available to assign to students to read. What has been needed is a book which presents different perspectives on housing problems and policies and which gives readers a sense of the 'nuts and bolts' issues involved in low income housing programs. Housing and Community Development in New York City certainly addresses this gap in the literature." -- David P. Varady, author of Neighborhood Upgrading: A Realistic Assessment
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About Michael H. Schill

Michael H. Schill is Professor of Law and Urban Planning and Director of the School of Law Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy at New York University. He is the coauthor (with Richard P. Nathan) of Revitalizing America's Cities: Neighborhood Reinvestment and Displacement, also published by SUNY Press.
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