Housing the Nation: Social Equity, Architecture, and the Future of Affordable Housing

Housing the Nation

Edited by Alexander Gorlin and Victoria Newhouse. A collection of essays by economists, scholars, architects, planners, and community organizers to address diverse aspects of homelessness. Discusses the history and extent of the US housing crisis; permanent affordable housing and affordable housing as a component of market-rate residential buildings; the development of community associations that can build and manage local units; links between housing production and climate change; and the pervasive and long-term consequences of racial discrimination in the housing market. Highlights buildings by Studio Gang, Koning Eizenberg Architecture, and others illustrate affordable housing at its best, offering a glimpse of possible solutions.
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