Place Matters

Place Matters

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Analyzes the problematic trends facing America's cities and older suburbs and challenges us to put America's urban crisis back on the national agenda.In the 1950s, the ratio was over seven to one.71 Suburban zoning laws guaranteed that most FHA-backed apartment buildings would ... The FHA underwriting manual viewed mixed-use areas or high-density areas (that is, cities ) as bad credit risks. ... HOME OWNER TAX BREAKS: SUBSIDIZING SUBURBANIZATION The nationa#39;s tax code allows home owners to take ... In 2002, home owner tax breaks totaled more than $106 billion, including mortgage interest deductions ($64 billion), anbsp;...

Title:Place Matters
Author:Peter Dreier, John H. Mollenkopf, Todd Swanstrom
Publisher: - 2004


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