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Housing Status of Black Americans

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In comprehensive overviews and case studies covering seven metropolitan areas, this volume provides an examination of prevailing housing conditions and their effect on special populations within the black community, and assesses judicial and legislative means of improving the status of both homeowne

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I. OVERVIEW 1. Civil Rights Legislation and the Housing Status of Black Americans: An Overview 2. Civil Rights Legislation and the Housing Status of Black Americans: Evidence from Fair Housing Audits and Segregation Indices II. GENERAL HOUSING CONDITIONS AND SPECIAL POPULATIONS 3. Trends in the Housing Status of Black Americans Across Selected Metropolitan Areas 4. The Effects of Extended Families and Marital Status on Housing Consumption by Black Female-Headed Households III. CASE STUDIES 5. Racial Disparity in the Atlanta Housing Market 6. The Role of Housing Vouchers in Baltimore City, MD 7. Urban Renewal: The Case of Buffalo, NY 8. Public Housing in Charlottesville: The Black Experience in a Small Southern City 9. Housing Problems and Prospects for Blacks in Houston 10. Housing for Blacks: A Challenge for Kansas City 11. Recent Changes in the Housing Status of Blacks in Los Angeles IV. POSTSCRIPT

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Wilhelmina A. Leigh, James B. Stewart

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Authors Wilhelmina A. Leigh, Wilhelmina A. Stewart Leigh, James B. Stewart
Assisted by Wilhelmina A. Leigh (Editor), James Stewart (Editor), James B. Stewart (Editor)
Publisher Transaction Publishers
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 30.04.1992
EAN 9781560005797
ISBN 978-1-56000-579-7
No. of pages 250
Subject Social sciences, law, business > Political science > Political science and political education

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