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Climbing Mount Laurel - a book by Massey, Douglas S.

Climbing Mount Laurel

The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Climbing Mount Laurel( )
Author: Massey, Douglas S.
Albright, Len
Casciano, Rebecca
Derickson, Elizabeth
Kinsey, David N.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $37.50
Book Description:

Under the New Jersey State Constitution as interpreted by the State Supreme Court in 1975 and 1983, municipalities are required to use their zoning authority to create realistic opportunities for a fair share of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income households. Mount Laurel was the town at the center of the court decisions. As a result, Mount Laurel has become synonymous with the debate over affordable housing policy designed to create economically integrated communities....
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
Social Science / Social Classes
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.318 x 9.126 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.312 Pounds

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