Decent Home by Alan Mallach
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Decent Home
By Alan Mallach

A Decent Home

Planning, Building, and Preserving Affordable Housing

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Decent Home by Alan Mallach

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What is a decent home? Does it simply provide shelter from the elements? Is it affordable enough that you can buy the other necessities of life? Does it connect you to a community with adequate social and economic resources? Noted housing expert Alan Mallach turns his decades of experience to these questions in "A Decent Home". Mallach's nuanced analysis of housing issues critical to communities across the country will help planners evaluate the housing situation in their own communities and formulate specific plans to address a variety of housing problems. The book is both a practical step-by-step guide to developing affordable housing and a sophisticated introduction to housing policy. Chapters address design, site selection, project approval, financing, and the history of housing policy in the United States. Planners will find useful information about inclusionary and exclusionary zoning, affordable housing preservation, and the risks and rewards of affordable-home-ownership programs. Mallach also connects the dots among regional economic competitiveness, quality of life, community revitalization, and affordable housing.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781932364583
ISBN-10: 1932364587
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 254mm x 22mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: APA Planners Press
Publisher: American Planning Association
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Alan Mallach

Alan Mallach, FAICP, is a nonresident senior fellow of the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution and a visiting scholar of the Community Affairs Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

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