Small Cities and the Community Development Act of 1974

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Institute of Governmental Affairs, University of California, 1976 - Community development - 82 pages

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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 1 - Federalism, a redistribution of authority and responsibility from the Federal to the state and local levels.
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.

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