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Public Housing That Worked–Now Available

Public Housing That Worked: New York in the Twentieth Century

Nicholas Dagen Bloom

368 pages | 6 x 9 | 33 illus.

Cloth 2008 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4077-1 | $39.95 | £26.00

Public Housing That WorkedPublic Housing That Worked offers a comprehensive history of America’s largest and most successful housing authority. The New York City Housing Authority pioneered, and still maintains, rigorous systems of public housing management that allowed it to avoid the downward spiral experienced by most American public housing authorities.

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