Selling Cities: Attracting Homebuyers Through Schools and Housing Programs

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SUNY Press, 1995 - Social Science - 367 pages
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Shows that cities can be revitalized by attracting and retaining the middle class through schools and housing programs.

  

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Contents

The Importance of Attracting MiddleClass Homeowners
3
Local Housing Plans
127
Metropolitan School Desegregation
203
Magnet Schools
235
Future City Revitalization Efforts
265
Definitions of Independent Variables
287
Notes
295
References
319
Index
345
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About the author (1995)

David P. Varady is Professor in the School of Planning at the University of Cincinnati and is the author of Neighborhood Upgrading: A Realistic Assessment, also published by SUNY Press.

Jeffrey A. Raffel is Professor and Director of the Masters in Public Administration Program at the University of Delaware and is the author or coauthor of several books, including The Politics of School Desegregation: The Metropolitan Remedy in Delaware.

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