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    Housing Discrimination

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    Coalition(2016), housing discrimination affects people of all races, ethnicities, national origins and religions. Women, people with disabilities and families with children may also face barriers to their fair housing rights. For many families, discrimination in housing was brought to the forefront in the 1960s. In the United States before 1968, laws were not established to protect minorities from inequality and discrimination that occurred when attempting to purchase a house, or apartment. Thus, the Fair Housing Act of 1968, also referred to as Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act, was created to combat the racial disparities when it came to renting, or purchasing…

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    Housing Gentrification

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    is becoming an exclusive suburb because of it. Gone are the artisans and tradespeople, replaced by lofts, townhouses and studios populated with high-income content curators, engineers and infrastructure architects (Weckler). The information age in the Bay Area brought with itself a multitude of innovations, but left the local middle class residents looking elsewhere to reside while its new inhabitants settle in. Even though the modernization brings revenue for the city and the surrounding areas,…

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    Public Housing Law

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    executive administrator of New York City Housing Authority’s question regarding the New York Public Housing Law §37. Public housing disrepair and low maintenance is not a new issue to New Yorkers. Despite the government's effort to lower the percentage of public housing disrepair, a very small percentage was decreased. There are 520,103 residents in 378 housing projects, where more than 90% of those projects are in need of some kind of immediate repair. The new York’s Housing Authority…

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    Chicago Housing Violence

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    Initially, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) built high rise public housing projects, such as the Cabrini-Green Homes and the Robert Taylor Homes, to accommodate large of immigrants and returning war veterans after World War II. Initially these were effective, state of the art housing complexes that provide cheap housing for people of a variety of socioeconomic classes, ranging from the poor to middle-class, working families. Over time, however, due in large part to a lack of funding and…

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    Public Housing Failure

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    Public Housing in the United States has by many been considered to be a major failure. It has generally failed to provide its residents with a safe environment to live, and outside of the buildings often plagued with violence, segregation, lack of upward mobility, the failure to maintain the buildings for its residents, and unemployment have led to failure in the public housing system. While changes are being made to improve public housing and root out problems such as racism, and corruption…

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    Housing Proposal Essay

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    subsidy and the market rate. Vouchers began as a market-friendly plan by Republicans to counter Democratic New Deal Public Housing programs. Republicans began proposing the vouchers in the late 1960s and by the 1990s the Democrats were fully embracing the proposal (Johnson 2016). When Chicago embarked on the Plan for Transformation they drastically reduced the number of traditional public housing units and doubled the amount of housing choice vouchers (to 38,000) (Popkin 2013, 2). The research,…

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    Disrespectful Residents Taking Over Affordable Housing There are great options available to lower income individuals and families for affordable housing. The options include public and section 8 housing through the city as well as affordable housing through private ownership. Residents have opportunities depending on income, size of family, and senior citizen status. The problem that arises frequently in these housing developments is a common theme of residents that have no respect for the…

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    Chris Babin Susan Browning 2017SP Eng 114-31 5/11/17 Charlotte’s Housing Issues Charlotte North Carolina is a rapidly growing metropolis with some really big problems. One of the primary issues is that of affordable housing. While there seems to be a constant growth in the building of homes and apartments in the area, many of these are priced out of reach for the average person. The average market price for an apartment in the Charlotte region has increased by nearly 35 percent. And there does…

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    Changes in public housing designs In response and adaptation to the dynamic pace of physical and socio-economic development in the country, changes to housing design and density has been introduced and implemented over the years in the National Housing Program. These include changes from low to high density housing (4 units per acre to 12 units per acre) and introduction of semi-detached and terrace houses. Land allocated to eligible applicants has been reduced from two acres in the 1950’s to…

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    Lack of affordable and quality housing is an important contributing factor of health issues and a major public health concern. A study on housing and health has shown that poor housing conditions are associated with several health conditions such as asthma, lead poisoning, and mental health (Krieger & Higgins, 2002). In the United States, 2 million people visit the emergency room for asthma, 1 million children have lead levels high enough to affect their intelligence, and behavior.…

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