2001-2002 Essay Contest

Bibliography

The following reference materials will guide you to web sites, books
and magazine articles that address housing issues.

Books

Belden, Joseph, and Wiener, Robert, eds. Housing in Rural America.
Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, 1999.

Burnham, Richard. Housing Ourselves: Creating Affordable, Sustainable Shelter. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1998.

Davis, John E. The Affordable City: Toward a Third Sector Housing Policy. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1994.

Green, Richard K. and Malpezzi, Stephen. A Primer on U.S. Housing Markets and Housing Policy. Working Paper Series, Center for Urban Land Economics Research. University of Wisconsin, 2000.

Grogan, Paul S. Comeback Cities: A Blueprint for Urban Neighborhood Revival. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 2000.

Hays, R. Allen. The Federal Government and Urban Housing.
New York: State University of New York Press, 1995.

Hays, R. Allen, ed. Ownership, Control, and the Future of Housing Policy. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1993.

Henderson, A. Scott. Housing and the Democratic Ideal.
New York: Columbia University Press, 2000.

Marsh, Alex, and Mullins, David, eds. Housing and Public Policy: Citizenship, Choice, and Control . Philadelphia: Open University Press, 1998.

Miles, David. Housing, Financial Markets, and the Wider Economy.
New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1994.

O'Sullivan, Arthur. Urban Economics. New York: Irwin McGraw-Hill, 2000.

Stabile, Donald R. Community Associations: The Emergence and Acceptance of a Quiet Innovation in Houing. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2000.

Van Vliet, Willem, ed. Affordable Housing and Urban Redevelopment in the United States. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, 1997.

Varady, David P., Preiser, Wolfgang F.E., and Russell, Francis P., eds.
New Directions in Urban Public Housing. New Brunswick, N.J.:
Center for Urban Policy Research, 1998.

Magazine Articles

Barta, Patrick. "Census 2000: The New Demographics: Looming Need for Housing a Big Surprise." Wall Street Journal May 15, 2001.

Coile, Zachary. "Public Housing Repair Could Be Cut."
The San Francisco Chronicle April 10, 2001: A13.

"Cuomo's Housing Strategy for Poor." Newsday, May 14, 1999: C3.

Derus, Michele. "Landlords Consider New HUD Terms."
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
October 3, 1999: 1.

Derus, Michele. "Landlords Won't Redo Deals." Milwaukee Journal Sentinel November 1, 1997: 1.

Ebbert, Stephanie. "Housing Shortage Squeezes Homeless; Wait is Long for Subsidized Units." The Boston Globe February 6, 2000.

Goldschlag, William. "Plan Cuts Uncle Sam's Wacky Rents." Daily News April 24, 1997: 32.

Griego, Tina. "Working Poor, Elderly Often Miss Home Despite Government Assistance; Rental Market Impenetrable for Many Families." Denver Rocky Mountain News September 17, 2000.

Grillo, Thomas. "Many Housing Vouchers Forfeited: Lack of Affordable Units Undermining Section 8." The Boston Globe March 24, 2001.

Grillo, Thomas. "On Spec; MHFA Offers 5.5% Loans for First-Time Buyers." The Boston Globe April 14, 2001.

Igoe, Ruth E. "No Easy Answers for Housing." The Kansas City Star January 26, 2000: 7.

Koh, Eun Lee. "Proposed Budget Would Stunt Progress in Housing, HUD Says." The Boston Globe August 27, 1999: A14.

McCabe, Coco. "Northwest Weekly; Amid a Booming Economy, a Quiet
Crisis in Housing." The Boston Globe August 6, 2000.

Peterson, Kim. "Country's Shortage of Shelter; Families Can't Find or Afford Place to Live." The San Diego Union-Tribune February 5, 2000.

Shesgreen, Deirdre, and Hanes, Stephanie. "Section 8 Tennants Demonstrate Over Probable Loss of Housing Choices."
St. Louis Post-Dispatch June 29, 1999: A1.

Snyder, Mike. "Supply, Demand Worsen Housing Crunch for the Poor;
Economy Raises Rents, but Incomes not Keeping Up."
The Houston Chronicle
August 1, 1999: 1.

Warsh, David. "A Voucher Success." The Boston Globe May 22, 2001: F1.

Government Publications

Crowley, Sheila. U.S. House. Committee on Financial Services.
Housing Affordability
Capitol Hill Hearing Testimony, May 3, 2001.
Washington: Federal Document Clearinghouse, Inc., 2001.

Flatley, Joseph. U.S. House. Committee on Financial Services.
Housing and Community Housing Affordability
Capitol Hill Hearing
Testimony, May 22, 2001. Washington: Federal Document Clearinghouse, Inc., 2001.

Johnston, Michael. U.S. House. Committee on Financial Services.
Housing Affordability
Capitol Hill Hearing Testimony, June 21, 2001.
Federal Document Clearinghouse, Inc., 2001.

O'Hara, Ann. U.S. House. Committee on Financial Services. Housing Affordability Capitol Hill Hearing Testimony, June 21, 2001. Federal Document Clearinghouse, Inc., 2001.

Renahan, Steve. U.S. House. Committee on Financial Services. Housing Affordability Capitol Hill Hearing Testimony, June 21, 2001. Federal Document Clearinghouse, Inc., 2001.

Sard, Barbara. U.S. House. Committee on Financial Services. Housing Affordability Capitol Hill Hearing Testimony, June 21, 2001. Federal Document Clearinghouse, Inc., 2001.

Sard, Barbara. U.S. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. HUD Budget Priorities Capitol Hill Hearing Testimony, April 25, 2001.     Federal Document Clearinghouse, Inc., 2001.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. "HUD Awards $448 Million in Housing Assistance Vouchers," July 2, 2001. www.hud.gov. (11 Jul 2001).

Web Sites

National Housing Conference—an advocacy group that promotes incentives to increase the supply of affordable housing and methods to increase the purchasing power of low- to middle-income families seeking housing.

National Association of Home Builders—an advocacy group for the residential construction industry. The site includes a discussion on homebuilding regulations, the cost of construction, and affordable housing issues.

Cityscape: A Journal of Policy and Development Research: A publication available online that contains a fairly extensive set of articles about government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) in housing.
www.huduser.org/periodicals/cityscpe/vol5num3/current.html

Department of Housing and Urban Development: The branch of the government that is primarily responsible for designing and implementing housing policy.

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Organizations that work in the secondary housing market to free funds for housing loans.
www.fanniemae.com and www.freddiemac.com

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