Essays Tagged: "Affordable housing"

Property law on mixed use and mixed income development

e seenMixed-income developments (resulting from inclusionary zoning) have allowed development of affordable housing with using less public funds than subsidized low-income concentrated developments ... -income concentrated developments. The inclusion of market-rate units allows developers to create affordable units without completely relying on a government subsidy. In situations where developers ...

(6 pages) 62 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Homelessness In America

eople are on the streets because they have had some bad luck with a job and that there is a lack of affordable housing.# This notion plays along with the statistics that show many Americans are only a ... st ignoring them. A great many of other homeless people could be greatly helped if we just had more affordable housing. I want to be a part of the solution to this problem. I know that it won't be sol ...

(4 pages) 130 1 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Effects of Rent Control Policies and Standard Supply-and-Demand Theory

ds simple; instate laws to ensure that rent does not exceed a particular value, and housing is kept affordable. However, the economic consequences of such a policy can be far-reaching and severe. Will ... olicy can be far-reaching and severe. William Ticker's Policy Analysis, How Rent Control Drives Out Affordable Housing argues and presents evidence to show that rent control policies instituted by gov ...

(3 pages) 136 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics


dren.Homelessness also singles out other groups of people such as the sick. Forexample, the lack of affordable housing is a grave concern for peopleliving with HIV/AIDS. Unsympathetic employers often ...

(2 pages) 94 0 4.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Poverty in Amercia.

ay's needs. American's living in poverty due to government regulations, low income jobs and lack of affordable housing. When she was working as a waitress in Florida. Enrenreich realizes from her co-w ... ver the edge onto homelessness. Some of the issues that stop low wage people to make it are lack of affordable housing, lagging incomes, and slashed services and government assistance. Increasing rent ...

(4 pages) 130 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Smart Growth in Dayton Ohio

. It is a plan to protect open space and farmlands while revitalizing communities; it helps provide affordable housing and more transportation choices for people.Local zoning laws are the best tools i ...

(1 pages) 18 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Supply, Demand, and Pricing

ame size and structure of a single family home. The question that has risen is what happened to the affordable housing market in these neighborhoods and will the pricing ever be the same again.Sources ... he pricing ever be the same again.Sources say in 2000 the low interest rates made buying homes more affordable. Homeowners then say their house appreciate 5.6%, compared to the 1 to 3% increase during ...

(3 pages) 83 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Homeless People

en they get out of the prison and if they have no relatives or family, it is hard to find a job and affordable housing. People who find themselves in domestic violence situations often need to flee qu ...

(1 pages) 34 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Advocacy Against Homelessness

sian American. People of color represent the majority of the homeless in the nation. Advocating for affordable fair market rent for the working poor in America is a form of cause advocacy.Soaring hous ... living at or belowpoverty level is displaced, homeless, and unemployed. Approximately 1.14 million affordable housing units were lost between 1997 and 1999 according to the 2001 Housing and Urban Dev ...

(2 pages) 82 0 2.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Housing Industry

tried assisting people with homeowners by supporting community development and increasing access to affordable housing.The Federal Housing Administration (FDA) has a significant impact on the economic ... rowth as the United States Department and urban development ensuring homeowners will have access to affordable loans. The Federal Reserve decides the interest rate for loans after discussion of the ec ...

(11 pages) 261 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Livability Study: Chicago

ollows:•Better wage and bonus incentives for teaching professionals•Money management•Affordable housingChicago offers an alternative certification program to individuals who wish to bec ... think the money could have been put to a more useful purpose such as education, and my next point, affordable housing.There is a program in Chicago called the Home Start Program II (Rothblatt, 2007), ...

(7 pages) 30 0 4.3 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Homeless People

they don't have the required skills to get a job. Also, there is an incredible shortage of low cost housing for those who struggle financially. In contrast, Central America has different causes for ho ... t the people don't have many opportunities to make money and the pay is very low. Additionally, the housing is so poorly constructed and unstable that it can be easily destroyed by natural disasters o ...

(3 pages) 60 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Social and Economic Justice

ocietal norms?whether implicit or explicit, challenge the principle of social mobility. Employment, affordable housing, health care, and quality education are not equally distributed in our society be ...

(4 pages) 115 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Homelessness in the United States: Causes, Myths, and Help

that covered the damage many cannot afford to return their home back to pre-Katrina status.Lack of affordable housing keeps many families in the homeless category. In major cities low budget housing ... actuality 24% of the homeless population has jobs (National Alliance to End Homelessness). Lack of affordable housing keeps many of the working poor from being able to afford rent. Others, who have h ...

(7 pages) 125 0 3.5 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Homelessness in Corpus Christi

east four episodes of homelessness in the past three years" (J-Quad & Associates, 2005).Lack of affordable housing, insufficient income, and inadequate services were all reported as reasons for ch ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The American Dream

money, and the rise in the cost of rent. Rent control would be an effective way to keep rent at an affordable rate in our community. As a manager in this rental industry, these issues have had a nega ... s come up for renewal, tenants have to pay higher rent rates, which force many renters to find more affordable housing. In my complex, the owners have increased rent 9%. Rent accounts both directly an ...

(3 pages) 10 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays


for homelessness, displaced residents, and making sure that the mixing of market rate housing with affordable housing is done with fairness and equality.Homeless people are a major population of a do ... ed in the same amounts. The idea of building a community that includes fair market rate housing and affordable housing has to be done with great consideration for the people living in the community mo ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

“Affordable Housing in Queensland is a Myth” A Report on Housing Problems and Issues in Queensland

"AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN QUEENSLAND IS A MYTH"A REPORT ONHOUSING PROBLEMS AND ISSUES IN QUEENSLANDAffor ... roblems and issues in QueenslandTABLE OF CONTENTSList of tablesExecutive summaryIntroductionWhat is affordable housingResearched materialCurrent Issues and problemsHomelessnessPovertyHousing costs and ... s, particularly those who are vulnerable and most in need of support concerning housing.4.0 What is affordable housingAffordable housing refers to a range of housing issues affecting households and co ...

(6 pages) 19 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Demand Curve Simulation

ernment set a price ceiling on two bedroom apartment rentals in an effort to allow families to find affordable housing. The demand for apartments was again disharmonious with the supply available.Pres ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Economic Social Policy- Housing

ncremental growth of the tenure may become rather more important. While LCHO initiatives may create affordable home ownership for those at the margins, the question arises of whether those additional ... s. In looking at the roles of home ownership initiatives, it is therefore necessary to consider how affordable the initiative is to marginal purchasers, what is the scale of potential demand, and how ...

(14 pages) 8 0 0.0 Dec/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics