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Housing and affordability

Tim Brown

Housing and affordability

a report for Leicester City Council

by Tim Brown

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Published by Leicester City Council Housing Department in [Leicester] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTim Brown.
ContributionsLeicester (England). City Council.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16426476M

  Expanding the federal government’s Housing Choice Voucher Program is the most effective way to grow the country’s affordable housing stock, the book argues. It holds rental costs to 30% of households’ adjusted incomes, the HUD standard for housing affordability. Meris Bergquist, Executive Director, Massachusetts Fair Housing Center "Housing in America is the broadest survey of the largest asset class in the economy ever undertaken. Without bias, the authors address the many ways housing affects the economy, the family, demographics, the role of race, public policy, affordability, and homelessness.

  Books; An Introduction to Affordable Housing. Finding affordable housing might seem challenging, but it is also a very important goal for many people. Unfortunately, it is also a very complicated field and can be difficult to navigate. This post aims to provide an introduction into the field and highlights some of the key programs. For many younger and lower-income people, housing affordability continues to worsen. Based on the academic research of two distinguished housing economists – and stimulated by working with governments across the world - this wide-ranging book sets out clear theoretical and empirical frameworks to tackle one of today’s most important socio-economic issues.

• This executive summary provides an overview of housing market and affordability metrics from the Data Book, a summary of selected Healthy Housing System Indicators, and highlights on progress to date toward the Housing Vancouverapproval targets and 3-year . Rebecca Schaaf, Senior Vice President, Energy, Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future "This practical and inspiring book is a must-read for anybody who shares the belief that green building's benefits should be affordable and accessible to everyone." Stockton Williams, Executive Director, National Council of State Housing Agencies.


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The successor to the second edition of the established textbook An Introduction to Social Housing, the book includes new chapters, reflecting the focal importance of customer involvement and empowerment, regeneration and the Localism agenda which will have radical impacts on housing provision and tenure, as well as the town and country planning system which enables its development.

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“Modern Housing,” by Catherine Bauer, argued—as many activists do today—that a decent home should be seen as a public utility and a basic right. Housing plays a critical role in children's health and well being, beyond providing immediate shelter (1, 2).Children and families need affordable, stable, safe homes, adequate household resources, healthy neighborhoods, and access to quality opportunities, education, and services—all of these factors are intricately connected and influence life outcomes at all ages (1, 2).

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