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Housing the urban poor

a critical evaluation of Federal housing policy

by Arthur P. Solomon

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Housing policy -- United States.,
    • Cities and towns -- United States.,
    • Urban poor -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] Arthur P. Solomon.
      SeriesA Publication of the Joint Center for Urban Studies of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, Publication of the Joint Center for Urban Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7293 .S63
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 229 p.
      Number of Pages229
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5427535M
      ISBN 100262191202
      LC Control Number73022360

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