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Title A right to housing [electronic resource] : foundation for a new social agenda / edited by Rachel G. Bratt, Michael E. Stone, and Chester Hartman.

Imprint Philadelphia, PA : Temple University Press, c2006.


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Description vi, 440 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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, Helene 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Housing policy -- United States.
Right to housing -- United States.
Housing -- United States -- Finance.
Equality -- United States.
Social justice -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Bratt, Rachel G., 1946-
Stone, Michael E., 1942-
Hartman, Chester W.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 1592134319 (cloth : alk. paper)
1592134327 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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