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right to housing constitutional issues and remedies in exclusionary zoning by Mary Sullivan Mann

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Published by Praeger in New York, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Housing -- United States -- Law and legislation.,
  • Zoning law -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMary Sullivan Mann.
SeriesPraeger special studies in US economic, social and political issues
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF5698
The Physical Object
Paginationix,3-193p. ;
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21231156M
ISBN 100275235904

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  Housing is (Not) a Human Right By Zachary Wefel on J in Advocacy, Governance, Housing, Politics One of the more popular ways for progressive candidates to excite a crowd or for pro-housing advocates to frame their arguments is to assert “Housing is a human right.”. The CESCR noted that "the full enjoyment of other rights-such as the right to free­dom of expression, the right to freedom of association (such as for tenants and other commu­nity-based groups), the right to freedom of residence and the right to participate in public decision‑making-is indispensable if the right to adequate housing is to be.   Structured in three parts, the book outlines the right to housing in international law and in key national legal systems, examines the key concepts of housing: space, privacy and identity and, finally, looks at the potential of the right to alleviate human misery, marginalisation and deprivation. Part of this understanding of a right to housing emerges from thinking differently about work. Many people believe that housing is not a right but something to be earned through work. Yet as Desmond shows, most of the tenants in the book do work, and still do not receive stable, quality housing. He gives many examples of this, such as the.

  Structured in three parts, the book outlines the right to housing in international law and in key national legal systems; examines the most important concepts of housing: space, privacy and identity and, finally, looks at the potential of the right to alleviate human misery, marginalisation and : Jessie M. Hohmann. Right to Adequate Housing – Period: April - March 21 CHAPTER 2 THE RIGHT OF ACCESS TO ADEQUATE HOUSING 1. INTRODUCTION The right to adequate housing as one of the most important of all basic human rights is recognised in a number of File Size: KB. Introduced under the Thatcher government, ‘Right to Buy’ has had a formative effect on housing in the UK for the past 35 years. In The Right to Buy?Selling Off Public and Social Housing, Alan Murie examines the policy’s long-standing and ongoing impact, and considers the implications of its more recent extension. While more explicit political analysis of the consequences of ‘Right to. Books shelved as housing: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Governmen.