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HOME and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Guidebook By U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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When developers seek financial resources for affordable rental housing development, many combine funds generated through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) offered by the Internal Revenue... More > Service with housing block grant funds provided through the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This publication, HOME and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Guidebook, provides technical guidance to HOME Program Participating Jurisdictions (PJs) on how to assess these HOME-LIHTC applications, and how to comply with the requirements of both programs for the successful development of affordable multifamily rental projects.< Less
Fair Housing Act Design Manual: A Manual to Assist Designers and Builders in Meeting the Accessibility Requirements of the Fair Housing Act By U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, commonly known as the Fair Housing Act, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings based on race, color, religion, sex, and... More > national origin. In 1988, Congress passed the Fair Housing Amendments Act. The Amendments expand coverage of Title VIII to prohibit discriminatory housing practices based on disability1 and familial status. Now it is unlawful to deny the rental or sale of a dwelling unit to a person because that person has a disability. As a protected class, people with disabilities are unique in at least one respect because they are the only minority that can be discriminated against solely by the design of the built environment. The Fair Housing Act remedies that in part by establishing design and construction requirements for multifamily housing built for first occupancy after March 13, 1991. The law provides that a failure to design and construct certain multifamily dwellings to include certain features...< Less
Urban Development in Accra, Ghana By Urban Design Lab GSAPP
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The Urban Design Program and the Urban Design Lab are pleased to have been instrumental in developing this strategic analysis of development potentials for the Ga Mashie and Nima neighborhoods in... More > Accra. Urban Design is by definition synthetic in its nature. And Urban Design is not a benign tool in the development process. Indeed, it is central to conceiving the investment options that are necessary to understanding development opportunities and to their correlation with the most effective outcomes. This study attempts to clarify these options for two neighborhoods that are diverse in their characteristics, but equally in need of the kind of upgrading that only a well-rationalized investment program can accomplish.< Less
Urban Development In Accra, Ghana By Urban Design Lab GSAPP
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The Urban Design Program and the Urban Design Lab are pleased to have been instrumental in developing this strategic analysis of development potentials for the Ga Mashie and Nima neighborhoods in... More > Accra. Urban Design is by definition synthetic in its nature. And Urban Design is not a benign tool in the development process. Indeed, it is central to conceiving the investment options that are necessary to understanding development opportunities and to their correlation with the most effective outcomes. This study attempts to clarify these options for two neighborhoods that are diverse in their characteristics, but equally in need of the kind of upgrading that only a well-rationalized investment program can accomplish.< Less
Urban Development: Adapt or Die By Tracy L Williams
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Forced at a young age to fend for himself, Kairome Calloway finds himself immersed in an underworld of drugs, violence and crime. The son of a single and hardworking yet attentive mother, Kairome is... More > an intuitive and resourceful young man. Different than the element that he is surrounded with, he uses his intelligence and wits to graduate college and land a job at Prestige Properties. What he thought was a golden opportunity suddenly turns bad. Corporate America is far more dangerous than any street corner that he has ever encountered. Once he uncovers his boss’, Mr. Delucia’s, plan for a neighborhood in which he grew up, Kairome must use everything that he has learned to outwit his boss. He and his crew gear up for a showdown that holds the city in the balance.< Less
Urban Development : Adapt or Die By Tracy L Williams
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Forced at a young age to fend for himself, Kairome Calloway finds himself immersed in an underworld of drugs, violence and crime. The son of a single and hardworking yet attentive mother, Kairome is... More > an intuitive and resourceful young man. Different than the element that he is surrounded with, he uses his intelligence and wits to graduate college and land a job at Prestige Properties. What he thought was a golden opportunity suddenly turns bad. Corporate America is far more dangerous than any street corner that he has ever encountered. Once he uncovers his boss’, Mr. Delucia’s, plan for a neighborhood in which he grew up, Kairome must use everything that he has learned to outwit his boss. He and his crew gear up for a showdown that holds the city in the balance.< Less
Urban Development in the City of the Traveler By Eric Schkrutz
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The Story of New Brunswick and Why It May Never Resolve Its Identity Crisis
Urban Development in the City of the Traveler By Eric Schkrutz
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The Story of New Brunswick and Why It May Never Resolve Its Identity Crisis
Reforming America’s Housing Finance Market: A Report To Congress By U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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This paper lays out the Administration’s plan to reform America's housing finance market to better serve families and function more safely in a world that has changed dramatically since its... More > original pillars were put in place nearly eighty years ago. Our plan champions the belief that Americans should have choices in housing that make sense for them and for their families. This means rental options near good schools and good jobs. It means access to credit for those Americans who want to own their own home, which has helped millions of middle class families build wealth and achieve the American Dream. And it means a helping hand for lower-income Americans, who are burdened by the strain of high housing costs. But our plan also dramatically transforms the role of government in the housing market. In the past, the government’s financial and tax policies encouraged housing purchases and real estate investment over other sectors of our economy, and ultimately left taxpayers responsible...< Less
Urban Development: The State of the Sustainable Art By Chris Roorda et al.
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The study Urban Development: the State of the Sustainable Art provides a quick scan of the worldwide state of the art in sustainable urban development. It draws lessons from the best practices and... More > explores possibilities for application of (elements of ) these practices within the Dutch context, especially in Almere, the youngest city of the Netherlands.< Less