Subject Search for: Urban Studies / Housing
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1.3964 Human Resources Management in a Voluntary Organization: Habitat for Humanity International.
Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical Christian housing organization. It builds houses with donated materials and labour and then sells them to low-income families with no-interest mortgages. Employing both paid staff and volunteers, and attempting to deliver a product-housing-and a social message-identified within Habitat for Humanity as the 'philosophy of the hammer'-presents the human resources department with intense challenges. This report analyzes its Human Resources processes and their results in this complex environment. 16 pgs. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
Bibliography: 8 source(s) listed
Filename: 3964 Habitat for Humanity.doc
2.11834 An Analysis of Economic Forecasting for the Housing Markets in America.
This paper will focus on the forecast for the housing industry in America. By understanding the situations of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center, we can see how this has affected the housing market, and what is being done to help booster the sales of housing. By learning about the present conditions in the economy, we can see how this is affected by the general scope of spending that is currently being made in United States economy. These factors will be discussed within this study on the future of housing markets. 6 pgs, bibliography lists 6 sources.
Bibliography: 6 source(s) listed
Filename: 11834 Economic Forecasting America.doc
3.4707 Department of Housing and Urban Development.
This is a 5-page paper that outlines the role, budget and programs of HUD [Department of Housing and Urban Development]. It contains 5 sources given in MLA style and covers the complete historic development. 5 pgs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Bibliography: 5 source(s) listed
Filename: 4707 Department Urban Development.doc
4.11833 Government Regulation in the Housing Markets of America.
This paper will seek to understand the market for housing and how the government controls the regulations, which are so affective in this area. By understanding how these regulations affect the pricing, and the way that housing is set up, we can see why the government intervention makes such a wave in these markets. With specific examples of the way that government works in this area, a better understanding of housing in American can be seen. 4 pgs, bibliography lists 3 sources.
Bibliography: 3 source(s) listed
Filename: 11833 Government Regulation America.doc
5.11028 Research Proposal: Housing for the Elderly.
This five-page undergraduate paper is a research proposal for a longer paper. The main idea is that you must know the elderly before you can meet their housing needs. Method will be interviews; like questionnaires, they are not really done, only on paper. 5 pgs. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
Bibliography: 11 source(s) listed
Filename: 11028 Proposal Housing Elderly.doc
6.11365 Public Housing And Social Destruction.
This twenty-five-page undergraduate thesis discusses the ills of public housing and how they are affecting the lives of the financially unstable and economically backward people of the society. It is believed that public housing is the symbol of administrative failure in most cities, more so in the large cities of New York and Chicago where public housing blocks have become centers of crime. The government has over the years developed some plans to eradicate the social problems existing in these areas but unfortunately all such policies and programs have failed to produce any significant positive results. 20 pgs. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
Bibliography: 12 source(s) listed
Filename: 11365 Public Housing Destruction.doc
7.11671 Ethnic Minority Housing.
This paper is an investigation into how current government policies have helped to tackle the inequalities in allocation faced by the ethnic minority groups in the social housing sector. The author of this essay examines issues of access, and establishes the extent of the problem using statistical evidence from various agencies to support the findings reported here. There are significant contexts of racism and segregation described with regards to government policy and housing. 11 pgs. 10 sources. (Annotated bibliography)