URBS451 - POL OF HOUSING & URB DEV

Course Description: 
This course offers an exploration of how legislative action, government policymaking, and citizen advocacy influence plans for the investment of public capital in distressed urban neighborhoods. Course topics this semester will include an evaluation of the results of City of Philadelphia development policies under the administration of former Mayor Michael A. Nutter, as well as onsideration of plans being undertaken by the administration of Mayor James F. Kenney, who took office in January. The course will also include an assessment of a large-scale property acquisition and development strategy being implemented by the Philadelphia Housing Authority in North Philadelphia and a review of recent and current reinvestment proposals for Camden's waterfront and downtown-area neighborhoods.
Course ID: 
URBS451
Title (text only): 
POL OF HOUSING & URB DEV
Term: 
2017C
Term Session: 
0
Subject Area: 
URBS
Status: 
O