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Housing, individuals and the state

the morality of government intervention

by King, Peter

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housing policy -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Housing subsidies -- Moral and ethical aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter King.
    SeriesRICS issues in real estate & housing series, Routledge/RICS issues in real estate & housing series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD7287.3 .K56 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 178 p. ;
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL357120M
    ISBN 100415170036
    LC Control Number98017003

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This book explores the question by combining a detailed critique of contemporary housing policy with a philisophical analysis of the role of the state and individuals. Examining the state's role as controller and funder of housing, the author contends that the state is not capable of planning and controlling a sustainable housing policy.

Book reviews Housing, Individuals and the State - the Morality of Government Intervention, Peter King,Routledge, London and New York, pp, £40. ISBN tion of state housing is hardly a new idea. The form of address it takes is very redolent of the confusion and insecurity at the core of this book.

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The text covers the impact of the crisis in depth, including policy changes put in place and proposed by the Obama administration/5(11). This book provides information about searching for rental housing in Massa- (FMR). The rent levels are set by the federal government for each region of the state.

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The Housing Assistance Council claims no responsibility for information on any of these sites. In general, national organizations help state and local groups, not individuals.

Local groups are best suited to helping individuals because they understand the unique characteristics of their communities. safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly and persons with disabilities.

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Stolzman, Michael Emmer, Joseph Garlick, Eric Jacobs, Kelly Mahoney, Rhonda Mitchell, Amy. Tools for Serving People with Disabilities This page is a resource for administrators and developers interested in funding opportunities for housing and services for people with disabilities.

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