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Housing in Rural America
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Housing in Rural America
Building Affordable and Inclusive Communities


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Planning (General)

January 1999 | 230 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The often overlooked area of housing policy - decent and affordable shelter for the rural poor - is the focus of this book. After a definition of `rural' and a description of the state of rural housing and poverty in the United States, the book goes on to: examine in detail especially distressed populations and regions; look at housing credit needs and resources; and conclude with distinctly rural solutions to the housing problem.
Robert J Wiener and Joseph N Belden
Preface
 
PART ONE: CONDITIONS AND CONTEXT
Joseph N Belden and Robert J Wiener
The Context of Affordable Housing in Rural America
Cushing Dolbeare
Conditions and Trends in Rural Housing
 
PART TWO: PEOPLE AND PLACES
Jacquelyn McCray
Affordable Housing in the Rural South
Zixta Martinez,Charles Kamasaki and Surabhi Dabir
The Border Colonias
A Framework for Change

 
Janet Krofta, Sue Crull and Christine Cook
Affordable Housing in the Rural Midwest
Mary Stover
The Hidden Homeless
Susan Peck
Many Harvests of Shame
Housing for Farmworkers

 
Joseph N Belden
Housing for the Rural Elderly
 
PART THREE: PUBLIC AND PRIVATE MONEY
Art Collings
The Role of the Federal Rural Housing Programs
Robert J Wiener
Privatizing Rural Rental Housing
The Prepayment Problem in RHS's Section 515 Program

 
Leslie Strauss
Credit and Capital Needs for Affordable Rural Housing
Harold Wilson and James Carr
Impact of Federal Interventions on Private Mortgage Credit in Rural Areas
 
PART FOUR: CREATIVE SOLUTIONS
Peter Carey
Mutual Self-Help Housing
Patricia Harrison
New Housing Forms for Low-Income Rural Families
Kirby White, Jill Lemke and Michael Lehman
Community Land Trusts and Rural Housing

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