Introduction to Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy
Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy, Cambridge University Press (2017); Cambridge Core Open Access (2017); ISBN: 978-1-107-16492-5
13 Pages Posted: 29 Sep 2017 Last revised: 13 Dec 2017
Date Written: September 26, 2017
This introductory chapter to the edited volume "Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy" emphasizes housing's dual role as a vehicle for building community and as a vehicle for building wealth. The volume examines the impact of housing law and policy on households, neighborhoods, urban landscapes, and financial markets. We briefly introduce each of the thirteen contributions to this interdisciplinary volume, which address topics ranging from the recent financial crisis to discrimination and gentrification. We also include an open access table of contents.
Note: Contributors: William A. Fischel, David Schleicher, Richard A. Epstein, Ingrid Gould Ellen, Brian J. McCabe, Lior Jacob Strahilevitz, Georgette Chapman Phillips, Matthew Desmond, Stephanie M. Stern, Christopher Mayer, Ian Ayres, Gary Klein, Jeffrey West, Atif Mian, Amir Sufi, Patricia A. McCoy, Susan Wachter, Raphael W. Bostic, Anthony W. Orlando.
Keywords: housing, zoning, transportation, inclusionary zoning, historic preservation, gentrification, neighborhoods, reverse redlining, discrimination, leasing, behavioral law and economics, retirement, mortgages, foreclosures, housing crisis, cyclicality, Dodd-Frank
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