Housing and Planning: A Century of Social Reform and Local Power

@inproceedings{Hoffman2009HousingAP,
  title={Housing and Planning: A Century of Social Reform and Local Power},
  author={Alexander von Hoffman},
  year={2009}
}
Problem: From the antislum crusades of the Progressive Era to the idealistic regional planning and public housing movements of the New Deal, the postwar urban renewal controversies, and recent attempts at integrating suburban America, housing advocates have pressed urban planners to take up the moral challenges of their profession. Many planners, especially since the 1960s, have met the challenges by embracing social goals. Yet, time and again, major efforts for social change have been defeated… CONTINUE READING

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