URBS476 - URBN HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

Course Description: 
This course examines how public policy influences housing markets and how markets influence public policy. The course reviews the development of housing policy since World War II and how shifts in policy have influenced people's ability to find suitable shelter. Topics include: poverty and affordability, residential segregation / civil rights in housing, the financial crisis of 2008, mortgage foreclosure, affordable housing, and homelessness. The course focuses on the changing roles of different levels of government in housing policy and how the financial sector, the construction industry, and non-governmental organizations influence Americans housing options.
Course ID: 
URBS476
Title (text only): 
URBN HOUSING DEVELOPMENT
Term: 
2018A
Term Session: 
0
Subject Area: 
URBS
Status: 
O