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Unaffordable “Affordable” Housing: Challenging the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Area Median Income
Center for Social Policy Publications
  • Michael E. Stone, University of Massachusetts Boston
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
7-1-2009
Abstract
There is no such thing as “affordable” housing. Affordability is not a characteristic of housing: It is a relationship between housing and people. For some people, all housing is affordable, no matter how expensive. For others, no housing is affordable, no matter how cheap.
Comments

Published in Progressive Planning, the key publication of Planners Network http://www.plannersnetwork.org/.

Community Engaged/Serving
No, this is not community-engaged.
Citation Information
Michael E. Stone. "Unaffordable “Affordable” Housing: Challenging the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Area Median Income" (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/michael_stone/1/