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action activities administrative capacity agencies apparent application approach areas assistance California centers citizen city councils civic community development comprehensive planning consultants county government Department Development Act differentiation discussed economic effect effort existence extensive external factors federal funds federal officials full-time governmental grant Group growth guidelines H/CD Act housing implementation improve included indicated individual initiated input Institute internal interviews issue joint jurisdictions lack large cities legislation Live Oak local government measured meet ment municipal needs non-metropolitan observations opportunities organization output participation Planning Commission political population possess poverty present problems programs question reasons recent regarding represented residents responsibility rural Sacramento sample scale selected significant small cities small communities social sources SRAPC staff strategy structure substantial suggest Table technical assistance tion twenty-one units University urban variables X X X
Page 9 - Act of 1974 is the development of viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment and by expanding economic opportunities— principally for persons of low and moderate income.
Page 9 - The expansion and improvement of the quantity and quality of community services, principally for persons of low and moderate income, which are essential for sound community development and for the development of viable urban communities; 5.
Page 40 - Survey (Los Angeles: University of Southern California, School of Social Work, Regional Research Institute in Social Welfare, March 24, 1975). 3. US, President, Bill Signing, "Statement of the President upon Signing the Bill Providing State and Local Fiscal Assistance. October 20, 1972," Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, October 23, 1972, 1534-36.
Page 26 - Human need, both economic and social, is subordinate to governmental size and community population. This is not to say that larger cities in metropolitan areas are not in need. It merely suggests that small cities with significant need are not equally attractive public investments.
Page 26 - Our analyses point in one direction: The largest, best staffed, and frequently the least needy non-metropolitan communities are in the best position to compete for resources under the latest community development grant strategy.
Page iv - The research for this paper was supported by the Agricultural Experiment Station of the University of California, Davis.
Page 9 - This study focuses on the combination of internal capabilities and external resources required to initiate a community development program under the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974.
Page 1 - The combination of General Revenue Sharing (GRS) , the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) , the Rural Development Act (RDA) and the Housing and Community Development Act (hereinafter also referred to as H/CD) form the core of the administration "game plan" to provide "resources to help broaden local program scope and build general [local governmental] capacity.