This book discusses the programs and performance of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). It deals with the present and future of HUD and the cities it was designed to serve and evaluates HUD activities in economics and housing finance, political science, and urban planning.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- Trouble in Our Cities -- Cabinet Status for Urban Affairs -- HUD's Performance -- Shaping the City -- Renewing the Inner City -- Housing Needs and the Housing Market -- Financing Housing Construction and Exchange -- Housing the Poor and Near Poor -- The Housing Roller Coaster -- Reducing Housing Costs -- Equal Housing Opportunity -- Urban Research -- Policies and People -- The Underlying Impediments to Urban Improvement -- Major Legislative Enactments and Executive Orders*
M. Carter McFarland, Paul Ylvisaker