The fourth edition of Housing Policy in the United States refreshes its classic, foundational coverage of the field with new data, analysis, and comparative focus.
This landmark volume offers a broad overview that synthesizes a wide range of material to highlight the significant problems, concepts, programs and debates that all defi ne the aims, challenges, and milestones within and involving housing policy. Expanded discussion in this edition centers on state and local activity to produce and preserve affordable housing, the impact and the implications of reduced fi nancial incentives for homeowners.
Other features of this new edition include:
• Analysis of the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 on housing- related tax
• Review of the state of fair housing programs in the wake of the Trump Administration’s rollback
of several key programs and policies;
• Cross- examination of U.S. housing policy and conditions in an international context.
Featuring the latest available data on housing patterns and conditions, this is an excellent companion
for graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in urban studies, urban planning, sociology
and social policy, and housing policy.