December 2006
Planning;Dec2006, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p62
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The author reflects on the problems of tenants regarding payment of rent in the U.S. He said that one-third of Americans rent, while the rest own their own homes. He pointed out that politicians and federal housing officials tend to focus on homeowners, since they accumulate equity, a vested interest in the country's wealth. He urged for more government rent subsidies and innovative designs for low-rent complexes to help low-income tenants.


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