Housing Starts, Permits Up in Nov
- Housing drop-off strikes in January. Hogsett, Don // Home Textiles Today;3/10/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 26, p16
Focuses on the slowdown of housing sales in the U.S. Reaction of consumers to the threat of war; Contribution of negative economic growth.
- Housing Permits Starts Up in Jan. Vekshin, Alison; Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;2/20/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31328, p2
Reports on the increase in private housing permits in the U.S. as of February 2002. Number of private housing projects started in the country as of January 2002; Increase in single family housing projects.
- OLD FRIENDS. Warner, Sarah // Houses;2010, Issue 72, p122
The article describes a 1971-built home in Melbourne, Australia that continues to be used and be appreciated by its original owners.
- The need for new urban housing in sub-Saharan Africa: Problem of opportunity. Tipple, Graham // African Affairs;Oct94, Vol. 93 Issue 373, p587
Evaluates the scale of need for urban housing in sub-Saharian Africa using estimates from the World Bank and United Nations Committee on Housing and Shelter (UNCHS). Affordability of housing; Traditional view on housing; Inadequacy of public housing supply; Efforts to increase housing supply.
- New families for the frail elderly. // Aging;1985, Issue 354, p16
An `Adult Family Foster Care' program in Franklin County, Massachusetts, matches homes and families with frail elders as an alternative to nursing home placement. Willing families receive financial reimbursement, and the cost to the state is less than maintaining a place in a Level 3 nursing home.
- Housing options for seniors today. Pollack, P.B. // Aging;1987, Issue 356, p2
Four Housing options for the elderly are discussed--match- up home sharing; shared living residence; accessory apartment; and ECHO units (`granny flats'). Overcoming zoning barriers are discussed. INSET: Bibliography of housing options information..
- Florida mental health residences emphasize self-sufficiency. // Aging;1991, Issue 362, p49
Examines the Geriatric Residential and Treatment System developed by Florida to assist older people being deinstitutionalized from state hospitals. Who the homes are open to; Average stay; Average age; What residents are required to do.
- Crisis in low-income rental housing. // America;7/4/1998, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p3
Editorial. Focuses on the study `In Search of Shelter,' by the Center for Budget Policy Priorities about the crisis-level housing needs of Americans. Percentage increase of low-income house renters; Effect of the affordable housing shortage on working families; Graveness of the housing crisis.
- Housing for the elderly. // Architectural Record;Feb1985, Vol. 173 Issue 2, p95
A building-types study contains photos and records of buildings for the elderly, including Lafayette Place in Fall River, Mass.; North Barelas Project in Albuquerque, N.M.; Duncaster Life Care Center in Bloomfield, Conn.; and others.