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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
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
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
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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US Department of Housing and Urban Development: Programs, strategy, contacts
Urban Housing Atlas By Utile
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Urban Housing Atlas is a compendium of more than twenty multi-family projects that Utile, a Boston-based architecture and urban planning firm, designed from 2003 through 2007. The book was originally... More > developed as an in-house manual to record housing solutions for both implemented projects and for proposals not carried forward that ran the risk of becoming lost design efforts. As a reference book, the compendium was to communicate collective knowledge gained to an ever-growing design team and would avoid instances of wheel-reinvention, a problem in a busy office with a horizontal management structure. Except in rare instances, all of the projects comprise between eight and forty units, are four stories or fewer, and were planned for urban infill sites in the Boston metropolitan area. Although the collection of proposals represents a wide range of building types, the projects were developed under uniform regulatory and economic constraints and with a consistent design methodology.< Less
Hands On Guide: Urban Planning & Housing By Prakash Apte
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This book is intended to serve as a guide to public spirited men and women, students and professionals who may want to participate effectively in the planning of their cities, environs and habitat.... More > The book provides guidelines for the planning of regions, cities, projects for habitat and project evaluation of planning proposals. It provides food for thought to the state legislators, guidelines to the policy makers and lessons to the enforcement agencies in resolving issues with equity. It hopes to demonstrate to the reader, through examples, how these issues have been handled by the author during his 52 years of experience in regional and city planning and urban development. The author’s considerable experience as consultant with organizations like the World Bank, HUDCO, City & Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, and many government and non-government committees dealing with urban issues is reflected in the content of this book.< Less
Housing and Community Development in Uptown By Frank Russell
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Niehoff Studio student work 2006-2008
Housing and Community Development in Uptown By Frank Russell
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Niehoff Studio student work 2006-2008