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Developing Affordable Housing by Bennett L. Hecht

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Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. in New York .
Written in English

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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24266345M
ISBN 109780471793922

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1 Introduction 1. Accessible and affordable housing can enable community living, 2 maximize independence, and promote health for vulnerable populations. However, the United States faces a shortage of affordable and accessible housing for vulnerable low-income older adults and individuals living with disabilities.   More than half the planet’s population lives in urban areas, and cities are absorbing most of the world’s population growth, putting pressure on the limited supply of housing. Ira Peppercorn ’85, a consultant on international development, says that creating affordable housing in the developing world requires truly understanding how people in those communities live.   Affordable housing programs must be designed and implemented as part of a comprehensive housing plan that considers the needs of citizens up and down the housing ladder, not just the lowest-income. Increasingly, workers such as teachers, firefighters, retail managers, and nurses are unable to find affordable housing in the communities where they work. This comprehensive book describes the problem, includes case studies, and examples of financially feasibile for-profit developments and provides a toolkit of public and private programs that.