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US Department of Housing and Urban Development Handbook By Int'l Business Publications USA
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US Department of Housing and Urban Development: Programs, strategy, contacts
US Department of Housing and Urban Development Handbook By Int'l Business Publications USA
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Healthy Housing Inspection Manual By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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THE HEALTHY HOUSING INSPECTION MANUAL completes the foundation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Healthy Homes Initiative. The manual relects the ongoing... More > commitment of both CDC and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to work together to provide local jurisdictions with tools to address housingrelated health hazards. Development of this manual was supported by the HUD and CDC Healthy Homes Initiatives. The agencies’ initiatives related to healthy homes were created to develop a holistic approach to healthy housing based on the following broad objectives:..< Less
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
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
Retooling HUD for a Catalytic Federal Government: A Report to Secretary Shaun Donovan By Penn Institute for Urban Research
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Responding to the nation’s immediate challenges will require establishing the policies, programs, and systems that permit the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to become a... More > successful partner with state and local governments and with the private sector to improve the economy of our metropolitan areas. With support from the Rockefeller Foundation, the Penn Institute for Urban Research assembled professionals in the fields of housing and urban and metropolitan development to produce this report to Secretary Donovan. The issues covered by the task forces are compiled in 10 chapters, each listing several short- and long-term recommendations on the following topics: (1) preventing foreclosure, (2) multi-family housing, (3) the “hard to house”, (4) communities impacted by foreclosure, (5) America’s neighborhoods, (6) metropolitan America, (7) city-focused economic development, (8) anchor institutions, (9) green housing, and (10) catalyzing change at HUD.< Less
Retooling HUD for a Catalytic Federal Government: A Report to Secretary Shaun Donovan By Penn Institute for Urban Research
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Responding to the nation’s immediate challenges will require establishing the policies, programs, and systems that permit the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to become a... More > successful partner with state and local governments and with the private sector to improve the economy of our metropolitan areas. With support from the Rockefeller Foundation, the Penn Institute for Urban Research assembled professionals in the fields of housing and urban and metropolitan development to produce this report to Secretary Donovan. The issues covered by the task forces are compiled in 10 chapters, each listing several short- and long-term recommendations on the following topics: (1) preventing foreclosure, (2) multi-family housing, (3) the “hard to house”, (4) communities impacted by foreclosure, (5) America’s neighborhoods, (6) metropolitan America, (7) city-focused economic development, (8) anchor institutions, (9) green housing, and (10) catalyzing change at HUD.< Less
RE-ENVISIONING HEALTH IN KUMASI By Urban Design Studio
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I am very pleased that the Millennium Cities Initiative and the Urban Design Lab at the Earth Institute, and the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) Urban Design... More > program at Columbia University have been coming to Kumasi for the past two years to work alongside students of the Department of Planning at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to together address important urban issues in Kumasi. I am also glad that this work has been done in cooperation with our traditional authorities, government leaders and communities. I hope that the poposed projects, written essays, and compiled research for sustainable development for Kumasi will be studied and used by the traditional authorities, governmental bodies, academic institutions and citizen groups, to help transform Kumasi into a city with an enterprising economy, good ecology, and a healthy society.” OTUMFUO OSEI TUTU II ASANTEHENE< Less
Re-Envisioning Health In Kumasi By Urban Design Studio GSAPP
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I am very pleased that the Millennium Cities Initiative and the Urban Design Lab at the Earth Institute, and the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) Urban Design... More > program at Columbia University have been coming to Kumasi for the past two years to work alongside students of the Department of Planning at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to together address important urban issues in Kumasi. I am also glad that this work has been done in cooperation with our traditional authorities, government leaders and communities. I hope that the poposed projects, written essays, and compiled research for sustainable development for Kumasi will be studied and used by the traditional authorities, governmental bodies, academic institutions and citizen groups, to help transform Kumasi into a city with an enterprising economy, good ecology, and a healthy society. OTUMFUO OSEI TUTU II ASANTEHENE< Less