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