URBST 249 - Gimme Shelter: Housing and Homelessness in Metropolitan Areas

Overview

Course Title

Gimme Shelter: Housing and Homelessness in Metropolitan Areas

Department(s)

Description

Explores the situation of renters, owners, and others seeking shelter in urbanizing areas. How does the housing market affect urban, suburban and neighborhoods change? What is government doing to assure that all residents have decent safe housing? What housing options and programs are available in cities, suburbs and in ex-urban areas? What role do public housing, rent regulation, programs for the homeless, mortgage finance, and other public and private programs play in the development of housing?

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule