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Housing in America: problems and perspectives

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill Co. in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Housing -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] Daniel R. Mandelker and Roger Montgomery.
      ContributionsMontgomery, Roger, joint comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7293 .M27
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 527 p.
      Number of Pages527
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5415828M
      ISBN 100672817764, 0672613468
      LC Control Number73007689

      As of September FHA provided insurance on 15, multifamily developments containing two million units. The policies pandered to politically important constituencies at the expense of banks, borrowers, builders and even the economy itself. Residents of the towns came to define their family home in terms of a house, yard, and neighborhoods with connecting roads. In some cities slums would consist of large areas of crowded multifamily housing, or multistory tenements, that had low standards of ventilation and plumbing and were in various degrees of deterioration. Levittown, located 25 miles east of Manhattan, eventually included 17, separate houses.

      A fascinating and disturbing history of discrimination in the U. That raises a question: To what extent can we address poverty without addressing the fact that some people make a lot of money off the poor? In some cities slums would consist of large areas of crowded multifamily housing, or multistory tenements, that had low standards of ventilation and plumbing and were in various degrees of deterioration. Consider passing it on:.

      Immigrants came to the United States by the thousands and generally settled in the center of cities where jobs were available. Through such decisions minorities would remain trapped in the declining inner-city areas. The early ideal American home included a great deal of land. Over the years many projects were primarily focused on beautification, such as replacing slums with plazas and sports arenas. Environmental effects must be addressed, including everything from the crumbling infrastructure of bridges and roads to the fact of climate change, and how it is affecting everything from farming to fishing. But the last decade has shown that with a little encouragement, many can easily become excessively lustful about homeownership and wealth, to the detriment of our economy and society.


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Housing in America: problems and perspectives by Daniel R. Mandelker Download PDF Ebook

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