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Housing policy and high-rise living

a study of Singaporeʼs public housing

by Tai, Ching Ling.

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Published by Chopmen in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singapore.
    • Subjects:
    • Public housing -- Singapore.,
    • High-rise apartment buildings -- Singapore.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementChing-ling Tai.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7288.78.S55 T35 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination323 p. :
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2175514M
      ISBN 109971681366
      LC Control Number88948962

      Housing: The Impact of Economy and Technology contains the proceedings of the International Congress on Housing: The Impact of Economy and Technology, held in Vienna, Austria on November , This book includes many outstanding manuscripts prepared by competent, dedicated individuals. Many stakeholders in housing development schemes today believe high-rise living to be a sustainable form of housing that has many positive aspects .

      The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) offers two main types of subsidized housing--Section 8 and public housing. Each program . Incoming students who submit their housing application on or before June 7 will be given priority for fall housing placement. Please note: Incoming first-year and transfer students are required to live in CCA housing, regardless of enrollment date. Please refer to the Live On Residency Policy for further details.

        In her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities (), Jacobs made tragically clear how public housing had destroyed lively low-income communities and small businesses, spawning what she.   Available online via SciVerse ScienceDirect, or in print for a limited time only, The International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home is the first international reference work for housing scholars and professionals, that uses studies in economics and finance, psychology, social policy, sociology, anthropology, geography, architecture, law, and other disciplines to Book Edition: 1.


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