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Author Bloom, Nicholas Dagen, 1969- author

Title Public housing that worked : New York in the twentieth century / Nicholas Dagen Bloom
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (364 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Model housing as a municipal service. Defining a housing crisis; Three programs are better than one; High-rise public housing begins; Model tenants for model housing; Tightly managed communities -- Transforming postwar New York. The boom years; Designs for a new metropolis; The price of design reform; The benefits of social engineering; Meeting the management challenge -- Welfare-state public housing. Surviving the welfare state; The value of consistency -- Affordable housing. Model housing revisited -- Appendix A. Guide to housing developments -- Appendix B. Tenant selection policies and procedures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-348) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject New York City Housing Authority -- History -- 20th century.
City planning -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Public housing -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0812201329 (electronic bk.)
9780812201321 (electronic bk.)