A right to housing: foundation for a new social agenda
Includes bibliographical references and index. Why a right to housing is needed and makes sense: editors' introduction --The economic environment of housing: income inequality and insecurity /Chris Tilly --Housing affordability: one-third of a nation shelter-poor /Michael E. Stone --Segregation and discrimination in housing /Nancy A. Denton --Pernicious problems of housing finance /Michael E. Stone --Federal housing subsidies: who benefits and why? /Peter Dreier --The permanent housing crisis: the failures of conservatism and the limitations of liberalism /Peter Marcuse, W. Dennis Keating --Federally-assisted housing in conflict: privatization or preservation? /Emily Paradise Achtenberg --BOX:Privatizing rural rental housing /Robert Wiener --The case for a right to housing /Chester Hartman --The role of the courts and a right to housing /David B. Bryson --Housing organizing for the long haul: building on experience /Larry Lamar Yates --Social ownership /Michael E. Stone --Social financing /Michael Swack --The elderly and a right to housing /Jon Bynoos, Christy M. Nishita --Opening doors: what a right to housing means for women /Susan Saegert, Hel�ne Clark --Responses to homelessness: past policies, future directions, and a right to housing /Rob Rosenthal, Maria Foscarinis --Community development corporations: challenges in supporting a right to housing /Rachel G. Bratt --BOX:Old and new challenges facing rural housing nonprofits /Robert Wiener --Between devolution and the deep blue sea: what's a city or state to do? /John Emmeus David --Housing and economic security /Rachel G. Bratt.
- LCC: HD7293
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: vi, 440 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
- Edition Info: (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Housing policy -- United States
- Right to housing -- United States
- Housing -- United States -- Finance
- Equality -- United States
- Social Justice -- United States
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