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Public Housing: Background and Issues $152.00
Editors: Sara M. Larsen
Book Description:
The idea of a federal public housing program began taking shape in the 1930s during the Great Depression. Its purpose was intended to be twofold: the housing created would respond to a lack of sanitary housing available at a low cost to families who had fallen on hard times, and the construction of the housing would lead to the creation of jobs and economic growth. However, the idea of the federal government providing housing proved to be controversial. This book examines the history of the federal housing program; current policy issues; how it is administered and funded and the characteristics of public housing properties and the households they serve. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Introduction to Public Housing
(Maggie McCarty)

Public Housing: Fact Sheet on the Operating Fund Formula
(Maggie McCarty)

HOPE VI Public Housing Revitalization Program: Background, Funding, and Issues
(Maggie McCarty)

Community Service Requirement for Residents of Public Housing
(Maggie McCarty)

HUD's Oversight of Housing Agencies Should Focus More on Inappropriate Use of Program Funds
(GAO)

Index

   Series:
      Housing Issues, Laws and Programs
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011 3rd quarter
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - G)
   ISBN: 978-1-61324-915-4
   Status: FM
  
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