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Author Sobel, Richard, 1949-

Title The Politics of Joint University and Community Housing Development : Cambridge, Boston, and Beyond
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, 2014
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Contents Maps, Tables, and Pictures; Preface to the 2014 Edition; University Foreword; Community Foreword; Part I. THE CAMBRIDGE STUDY; Chapter One. Cambridge and Responses to the Housing Crisis; Chapter Two. The MIT Projects: "A Housing Program in Cambridge"; Chapter Three. Harvard-Related Community Housing Projects in Cambridge; Chapter Four. Looking Back on Cambridge and Community Housing; Chapter Five. Mission Park: A Development of the Roxbury Tenants and Harvard; Chapter Six. University Responsibility and Community Housing; Chapter Seven. Other Joint Developments
Chapter Eight. Conclusions, Suggestions, and LessonsEpilogue and Reflections: How This Book Developed; Acknowledgments; Interviews and Communications; References; Index; About the Author
Summary The Politics of Joint University and Community Housing Development: Cambridge, Boston, and Beyond discusses the process of university and community participation in cooperative housing development. Its lessons inform academic and policy understandings about the creation of new community housing by a range of urban institutions and civic groups
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Subject Harvard University -- Student housing.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Student housing.
Community and college -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Community and college -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge.
Housing development -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Housing development -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739191888 (electronic bk.)
9780739191880 (electronic bk.)