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Housing Homeless Persons: Administrative Law and the Administrative Process

Ian Loveland

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258766
eISBN:
9780191681868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258766.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The size of Britain's homeless population has risen considerably since the introduction of the Housing (Homeless) Persons Act 1977. Recently, the Government announced plans to reform radically the ... More


Building a New American Model of Homeownership

Nancy H. Kwak

in A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226282350
eISBN:
9780226282497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282497.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Single-family homeownership transformed from dream to right in the twentieth century for middle-class white American families. This transformation had international dimensions: up to the early 1940s, ... More


Loss of Housing and Eviction

Peter W. G. Robson

in Housing Law in Scotland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861117
eISBN:
9781474406185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861117.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on issues that arise from loss of housing and eviction in Scotland. Traditionally, if a property owner had debts relating to the property such as repairs to common parts like the ... More


The 1937 Housing Act Revisited

in Blueprint for Disaster: The Unraveling of Chicago Public Housing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226360850
eISBN:
9780226360874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360874.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Understanding the demise of Chicago's public housing requires a close look at the U.S. Housing Act of 1937, which governed the public housing program with few changes for over thirty years. A ... More


Introduction

IAN LOVELAND

in Housing Homeless Persons: Administrative Law and the Administrative Process

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258766
eISBN:
9780191681868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258766.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to present a ‘contextual’ study of the implementation of Britain's homelessness legislation, legislation which was initially ... More


The Three Stations of Fair Housing Spatial Strategy

Edward G. Goetz

in The One-Way Street of Integration: Fair Housing and the Pursuit of Racial Justice in American Cities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501707599
eISBN:
9781501716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707599.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter contains the argument that fair housing advocates have adopted a spatial strategy of advocacy that has increasingly brought it into conflict with community development efforts. This ... More


Priority Need and Homelessness

IAN LOVELAND

in Housing Homeless Persons: Administrative Law and the Administrative Process

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258766
eISBN:
9780191681868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258766.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyzes the interpretation and application of two of the Housing (Homeless Persons) Act 1977's discretion-laden components: priority need and homelessness. It identifies a few threads ... More


Intentional Homelessness

IAN LOVELAND

in Housing Homeless Persons: Administrative Law and the Administrative Process

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258766
eISBN:
9780191681868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258766.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the three councils' implementation of a provision of the Act in respect of which there is widespread agreement that local authorities do suffer ‘particular difficulty’: the ... More


Let the People Vote

Tula A. Connell

in Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039904
eISBN:
9780252098062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039904.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter details the strategies involved in a 1951 campaign by a coalition of small property owners and anti-tax proponents who sought to halt creation of public housing through a ballot ... More


Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing and the <i>Inclusive Communities Project</i> Case: Bringing the Fair Housing Act into the Twenty-First Century

Philip D. Tegeler

in Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

The Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) provisions of the 1968 Fair Housing Act require affirmative steps by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and its grantees to ... More


Fighting the Segregation Amendment: Black and Mexican American Responses to Proposition 14 in Los Angeles

Max Felker-Kantor

in Black and Brown in Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Coalition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275591
eISBN:
9780520956872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275591.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the responses of African Americans and Mexican Americans to Proposition 14—dubbed the antifair housing initiative—in Los Angeles, with particular emphasis on the interracial ... More


Building the Chicago Housing Authority

in Blueprint for Disaster: The Unraveling of Chicago Public Housing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226360850
eISBN:
9780226360874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360874.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The reformers who wrote the Housing Act of 1937 soon took the helm of the new United States Housing Authority to implement their handiwork. Nathan Straus, a housing reformer who built one of the ... More


Suburban Crisis

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the early 1970s, the neighborhood battles over race and housing first triggered by urban renewal had spilled over Flint’s northern border into suburban Beecher. There, a controversial federal ... More


The State Makes Credit

Richard Harris

in Building a Market: The Rise of the Home Improvement Industry, 1914-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226317663
eISBN:
9780226317687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317687.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the Depression, the number of homes being built fell dramatically, creating a need for home improvement. Instead of buying or building anew, home owners had to content themselves with ... More


Housing Law in Scotland

Peter Robson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861117
eISBN:
9781474406185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861117.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book explains the extent and nature of the changes that have taken place in housing law in Scotland during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries and sets out the current law relating to ... More


Reforming the Mobile Home Industrial Complex

Sonya Salamon and Katherine MacTavish

in Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713217
eISBN:
9781501709685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713217.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of policy strategies intended to curb, or balance financial and social aspects of homeownership and park life with the structure and profitability of the mobile-home ... More


Local Connection

IAN LOVELAND

in Housing Homeless Persons: Administrative Law and the Administrative Process

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258766
eISBN:
9780191681868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258766.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The 1977 bill's Conservative opponents attacked the proposal that the permanent rehousing duty should automatically fall on the authority which applicants first approached. Many councils feared they ... More


<i>De Facto</i> Segregation: A National Myth

Richard Rothstein

in Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

The United States’ ability to desegregate metropolitan areas is hobbled by historical ignorance. Believing that segregation is de facto, resulting mostly from private prejudice and income ... More


Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Molly W. Metzger and Henry S. Webber (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Marking 50 years since the passage of the Fair Housing and Civil Rights Acts, this collection both builds on and departs from two generations of scholarship on urban development and inequality. The ... More


Segregation: A Threat to Americans’ Shared Goals

Molly W. Metzger and Henry S. Webber

in Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

The introductory chapter to the book situates current housing segregation within a historical context. The chapter begins with a comparison of the current moment in housing to the circumstances ... More


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