Foreclosing the Dream William H. Lucy APA Planners Press Outstanding Academic Title, ALA's Choice magazine
Is the wave of foreclosures still plaguing the country the cause of the housing crisis or a symptom of a larger problem? Foreclosing the Dream takes a clear-eyed look at the data and finds a largely untold story.
This taut, readable assessment pulls no punches as it spells out what the crisis will mean for our exurbs, older suburbs, and central cities. No forward-looking planner or housing professional can afford to miss this book.
Reid Ewing shatters the stereotypes to show how planners and developers can work together in combating urban sprawl. Backed by real-world examples, this down-to-earth guide is must reading for everyone seeking better ways to plan and design communities.
Most communities want to provide affordable housing opportunities. But are their own zoning codes getting in the way? This report looks at zoning in six cities and finds opportunities to break down barriers to higher-density and more affordable housing.
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Too often, growth management shortchanges affordable housing, especially in suburban areas. Plans to reduce traffic congestion and preserve open space may even work against affordable housing. See how smart growth, property values, and fair housing intersect — and sometimes collide.
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Green Community Susan Piedmont-Palladino and Timothy Mennel, eds. APA Planners Press
This collection of thought-provoking essays explores issues from climate change and urban sprawl to American reliance on foreign oil. Find out why HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan called this "a definitive work on the sustainability challenge."
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