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Response to Comments: The Informal Housing Debate Remains Open
UrbDeZine (2014)
  • Jonathan P. Bell

UrbDeZine, November 12, 2014. In this follow up article on informal housing in Los Angeles, I respond to comments and take on critics who devalue housing code enforcement. I argue that unpermitted housing is inherently unsafe, and unsafe housing is not a viable housing option. I call for all sides of the informal housing debate to come together to look for solutions. URL:

  • informality,
  • informal sector,
  • regulation,
  • enforcement,
  • housing,
  • urban planning,
  • city planning,
  • zoning,
  • code enforcement,
  • code compliance,
  • land use,
  • land use regulation
Publication Date
November 12, 2014
Citation Information
Jonathan P. Bell. "Response to Comments: The Informal Housing Debate Remains Open" UrbDeZine Vol. 2014 Iss. November 12 (2014)
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