11.401 Introduction to Housing, Community and Economic Development, Fall 2004
Author(s)Thompson, J. Phillip
Introduction to Housing, Community and Economic Development
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This class explores how public policy and private markets affect housing, economic development, and the local economy. It provides an overview of techniques and specified programs, policies, and strategies that are (and have been) directed at neighborhood development. It gives students an opportunity to reflect on their personal sense of the housing and community development process. And it emphasizes the institutional context within which public and private actions are undertaken.
public policy, private markets, housing, economic development, the local economy, neighborhood institutions, public and private interventions, housing and community development agendas, inner city and low income neighborhoods, poverty, development, urban growth, initiatives, planning, urban youth, education