Earning an A for Affordable

Dillon, David
December 2006
Planning;Dec2006, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p6
Trade Publication
The article focuses on affordable public housing in the U.S. The country is short of affordable housing, which may be attributed to cuts in federal subsidies and the accelerating conversion of affordable units into expensive apartments and condominiums. A number of U.S. cities are creating innovative mechanisms to provide decent and affordable housing. The ways by which such a goal is to be accomplished include changing the perception of public officials on the matter, creative financing, community development and implementation of innovative architecture and design.


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