PUBPOL 652/UP 652

PUBPOL 652/UP 652: Community Development

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Winter 2005
Credit Hours

This seminar develops a framework for crafting sensible housing and community development strategies. Several key goals of the field will be investigated, including affordability, quality of life, community, and empowerment. Important eras in housing and community development history will be reviewed in order to understand how the field's goals have evolved over time. Studies will focus on the organizational, political, and economic challenges that face housing and community development and investigation of practical strategies for coping with them. Ideas developed during the seminar will be applied to several current debates about the nation's housing and community development agenda.