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Empowerment Through Housing

Donald M. Linhorst

in Empowering People with Severe Mental Illness: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195171877
eISBN:
9780199865338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171877.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter applies the nine conditions for empowerment introduced in Chapter 4 to housing. People with mental illness are empowered through housing when they select their own residence from a range ... More


The Battle for Open Housing

Tracy E. K’Meyer

in Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the open housing struggles by civil rights advocates. It notes that in 1950 the National Committee against Discrimination in Housing, a coalition of civil rights, religious, ... More


The Expiration of Rent Control

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the campaign of New York’s real estate to stop the state legislature from extending the emergency rent laws beyond February 15, 1926. The emergency rent laws officially ... More


The Extension of Rent Control

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the extension of emergency rent laws beyond November 1, 1922. Housing conditions were just as bad in late 1921 as in late 1920. Residential construction remained low except in ... More


Housing

Peter Robson

in Law Making and the Scottish Parliament: The Early Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640195
eISBN:
9780748651498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640195.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter assesses what the Scottish Parliament has achieved in the area of housing. Legislation in relation to housing has been a major part of the work of the Holyrood legislature. There have ... More


The September Laws

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter first discusses the impact of the April laws on housing in New York. For many tenants the laws had not done enough to curb rent profiteering. The landlords were even more dissatisfied ... More


Landlords and Tenants in New York and Albany

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes landlords’ efforts to circumvent the emergency rent laws. Some targeted chapter 944, which empowered the municipal courts to set reasonable rents for residential property. ... More


The Battle in the State Courts

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the efforts of New York’s real estate to challenge the emergency rent laws in court. It details the rulings in cases such as Brixton v. La Fetra, Durham Realty Corporation v. ... More


A Question of Coverage

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses issues concerning the scope of the emergency rent laws. It presents the decisions in cases which addressed issues such as whether the April laws were retroactive; the rules for ... More


The Fight in the Federal Courts

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the challenges to the September laws in federal court. It describes the rulings in cases such as Marcus Brown Holding Co. v. Pollak et al., Willson v. McDonnell, Hirsh v. ... More


A Reasonable Rent

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses problems arising from the issue of reasonable rent. Under chapter 944, a tenant who was sued for nonpayment of rent could argue in his defense that the rent was unreasonable. ... More


The Four Exceptions

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 942 prohibited the landlords from bringing summary proceedings against tenants whose leases expired before November 1, 1922, provided that the tenants were willing to pay a reasonable rent. ... More


Introduction

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/9781845861117.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book serves as an introduction to housing law in Scotland and the changes it went through in the twentieth century in areas such as the regulation of the contracts of individuals to buy and rent ... More


Exclusion and Inclusion in Property

Hanoch Dagan

in Property: Values and Institutions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737864
eISBN:
9780199894994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737864.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter addresses the substance of property. Section I presents some recent provocative accounts of the right to exclude as the core of property. Section II offers a conceptual critique of this ... More


Living in Placelessness

Angela Onwuachi-Willig

in According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166828
eISBN:
9780300166880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166828.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter determines and analyzes the social and legal privileges that can attach to couples and their families based upon sexuality and race. There are wide range of privileges that can come with ... More


According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family

Angela Onwuachi-Willig

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166828
eISBN:
9780300166880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166828.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book looks at what it means to be a multiracial couple in the United States today. It begins with a look back at a 1925 case in which a two-month marriage ends with a man suing his wife for ... 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


The Great Society, High and Low

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By early 1967 it was clear to most observers, and to the president himself, that the Great Society was running out of steam, and facing so many obstacles, Johnson began to wonder “why he had ever ... More


Epilogue

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Epilogue describes the aftermath of the expiration of the emergency rent laws. It focuses on the bill proposed by Alderman Charles H. McGillick, a Democrat from Harlem, to impose rent control in ... More


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