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Net Worth and Housing Equity in Retirement

Todd Sinai and Nicholas Souleles

in Recalibrating Retirement Spending and Saving

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549108
eISBN:
9780191720734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549108.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter documents the trends in the life-cycle profiles of net worth and housing equity of older persons. During the 1993-2004 period, older households' net worth rose significantly, yet net ... More


Landlord-Tenant Relations

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter identifies three types of landlords in Greenpoint–Williamsburg and relates each to different political and economic consequences for the neighborhood. Absentee landlords tend to be ... More


Representing the Community

Wesley G. Skogan

in Police and Community in Chicago: A Tale of Three Cities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195154580
eISBN:
9780199944033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154580.003.0030
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In Chicago's community-policing model, beat meetings are the vehicle for grassroots consultation and collaboration between police and the community. At the meetings, the two sides are to come ... More


Nobles

Matthew Rendle

in Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Russian nobility from February to late summer 1917. Initially, the nobility played a prominent role in national and local government, and this was something that its main ... More


The Unbounded Home: Property Values Beyond Property Lines

Lee Anne Fennell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122442
eISBN:
9780300155020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122442.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book grapples with a core modern reality—that the value and meaning of a home extends beyond its property lines to schools, shops, parks, services, neighbors, neighborhood aesthetics, and market ... More


Finding Capital in Diversity: The Creation of Racially Integrated Space

Abigail Perkiss

in Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism, and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452284
eISBN:
9780801470851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452284.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the success of West Mount Airy residents and leaders in making their community economically stable and racially integrated. Throughout the 1950s, integrationist leaders guided ... More


Impact of Insurance Status on Economic Welfare of Homeowners in Hazard-Prone Areas: The Affordability Challenge

Howard C. Kunreuther and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan

in At War with the Weather: Managing Large-Scale Risks in a New Era of Catastrophes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012829
eISBN:
9780262255431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012829.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the impact of insurance status on the economic welfare of homeowners living in hazard-prone areas. In particular, it considers what proportion of homeowners in hazard-prone ... More


“Everyday World Policy Analysis” and Low-Income Home Repair in Philadelphia: Walking Through Programs from the Client Perspective

Corey S. Shdaimah, Roland W. Stahl, and Sanford F. Schram

in Change Research: A Case Study on Collaborative Methods for Social Workers and Advocates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151795
eISBN:
9780231525367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151795.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter describes the low-income home-repair policy in Philadelphia from the applicant's point of view and presents in-depth profiles of three homeowners who sought assistance for their ... More


Changing the Culture

John Scott Watson

in Prairie Crossing: Creating an American Conservation Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039867
eISBN:
9780252097973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039867.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the environmental impact of residents' behavior and the Prairie Crossing Homeowners Association's conservation management practices. Prairie restoration and preservation at ... More


A Geography of Somewhere

John Scott Watson

in Prairie Crossing: Creating an American Conservation Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039867
eISBN:
9780252097973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039867.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the goal of Prairie Crossing: to create a geography of somewhere, a place where residents would feel invested enough to volunteer their time to create genuine community. It ... More


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