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Title Building better homes : government strategies for promoting innovation in housing / Scott Hassell [and others].

Imprint Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2003.


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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 108 pages) : illustrations
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Note "Prepared for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Policy Development and Research and the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH)."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 97-108).
Contents Innovation in housing -- The concept of innovation in the U.S. housing industry -- The U.S. housing industry as the context for innovation -- Industry characteristics and motives and their effect on innovation -- Federal efforts to promote innovation in housing -- Federal strategies for promoting innovation in housing.
Summary This report examines the structure, characteristics, and motivations of major participants in the housing industry to explore how innovation might be accelerated. It identifies options and strategies for the federal government to consider as it attempts to further advance innovation in housing to make homes more affordable, durable, and safe. Housing is the largest component of the nation's physical wealth, representing nearly 20 percent of the nation's gross domestic product. Therefore, innovation in that industry would contribute positively to increase productivity and provide benefits t.
Note Print version record.
Subject Housing policy -- United States.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General.
Housing policy. (OCoLC)fst00962432
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Business & Economics.
Real Estate, Housing & Land Use.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Hassell, Scott, 1974-
Other Form: Print version: Building better homes. Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2003 0833033328 (DLC) 2002155749 (OCoLC)51242203
ISBN 083303409X (electronic bk.)
9780833034090 (electronic bk.)
0833033328 (pbk.)
Report No. RAND/MR-1658-HUD/PATH
Standard No. AU@ 000051317684
AU@ 000053233775
AU@ 000061154256
DEBBG BV043157984
DEBBG BV044078854
DEBSZ 396054803
DEBSZ 422432288
GBVCP 1008648299
NZ1 14234693

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