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America"s housing crisis

Bertha Davis

America"s housing crisis

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Housing -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Housing policy -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Housing subsidies -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Housing.

    • About the Edition

      Surveys the topic of housing in modern America, examining such aspects as the low-income rental housing crisis, public housing, and the question of renting versus buying a home.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-133) and index.

      StatementBertha Davis.
      SeriesAn Impact book
      LC ClassificationsHD7293 .D315 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2214031M
      ISBN 100531109178
      LC Control Number89037028

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hearing titled America’s Affordable Housing Crisis: Challenges and Solutions. For more than 20 years, the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and the National Apartment Association (NAA) have partnered in a joint legislative program to provide a single voice for America's apartment industry.

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