Article Title

A Statement of Appropriate Private and Public Responses to Urban Housing Needs

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Washington University Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law


Structural trends and deteriorating local housing conditions have left an increasing proportion of urban residents facing everyday adverse events or personal circumstances with inadequate support networks. The "greying" of America has also brought to the fore the special problems of the frail, low-income elderly. These so-called "special needs" populations find housing with difficulty or are forced into the ranks of the homeless.