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A brief and selective historical outline of rural mutual self-help housing in the United States

Art Collings

A brief and selective historical outline of rural mutual self-help housing in the United States

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Published by Housing Assistance Council .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self-help housing,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12277792M
    ISBN 101580640141
    ISBN 109781580640145
    OCLC/WorldCa47847464

    A locality is a place -- a town, a city neighborhood, a housing project, a rural area -- and locality development looks on that place as a community. The word "community" is commonly used to refer to a locality where people live, as well as to all the people who live there. H housing policy in the United States The most significant and most expensive housing policy in the United States is the treatment of owner-occupied housing for tax purposes. This treatment of housing under the tax code is analogous to that in many other countries (for example, Sweden), but certainly not in all developed countries (for ex-. Chapter Two on the history of community psychology has been Chapter Nine on self-help/mutual assistance groups has been revised and updated. Chapter 10 includes two new sections. One is on organizational change, developments in community psychology outside the United States .


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A brief and selective historical outline of rural mutual self-help housing in the United States by Art Collings Download PDF EPUB FB2

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