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Housing Policy in the United States

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The most widely used and most widely referenced basic book on HOUSING POLICY IN THE UNITED STATES has now been substantially revised to examine the turmoil resulting from the collapse of the housing market in 2007 and the related financial crisis. The text covers the impact of the crisis in depth, including policy changes put in place and proposed by the Obama administration. This new edition also includes the latest data on housing trends and program budgets, and an expanded discussion of homelessness.

Author Biography

Alex F. Schwartz is Associate Professor at Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy and Chairman of the school's Department of Urban Policy Analysis and Management.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentp. xv
Introductionp. 1
Trends, Patterns, Problemsp. 13
Housing Financep. 51
Taxes and Housingp. 89
The Low-Income Housing Tax Creditp. 103
Public Housingp. 125
Privately Owned Rental Housing Built with Federal Subsidyp. 157
Vouchersp. 177
State and Local Housing Policy and the Nonprofit Sectorp. 209
Housing for People with Special Needsp. 239
Fair Housing and Community Reinvestmentp. 253
Homeownership and Income Integrationp. 291
Conclusionsp. 311
Notesp. 321
Referencesp. 329
Indexp. 359
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