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New directions in urban public housing

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Published by Center for Urban Policy Research in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Public housing -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Public housing -- Great Britain -- Congresses.,
    • Urban policy -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Urban policy -- Great Britain -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by David P. Varady, Wolfgang F.E. Preiser, Francis P. Russell.
      ContributionsVarady, David P., Preiser, Wolfgang F. E., Russell, Francis P.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7288.78.U5 N48 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 287 p. :
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL682878M
      ISBN 100882851608
      LC Control Number97029600

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