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Providing Low and Moderate Income Housing Through Non-Profit Housing Associations: Lessons from the British

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Urban Law Annual


The conflicting needs of associations and government-separation from government versus control over public funds--led to the creation in 1964 of a national Housing Corporation. Its functions are to promote and register associations, to channel funds, and to monitor association activities. This system of registration, cost limits, and individual project review has been remarkably effective in assuring proper use of the substantial subsidies that have stimulated the rapid and significant contributions of associations.