Comparing Housing Systems: Housing Performance and Housing Policy in the United States and Britain

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Index
abandonment 18, 22, 26, 51, 53-4, 110, 133-4, 148, 159, 161, 194,240
access to housing 4, 6, 11, 71, 74, 79, 95, 134, 142, 145, 212, 223-4, 228, 248
affordability and: distributive effect of subsidies 187-200; public and not-for-profit rental housing 163-86
cost, equity, and distribution of British and American housing 163-86
Achtenberg, E.233, 236, 237
affordability 9, 15, 52, 74, 79, 90, 122, 136, 140, 150, 156, 160, 162, 212, 214, 221, 226-30, 233, 235, 241-5, 248
access and: distributive effect of subsidies 187-200; public and not-for-profit rental housing 163-86
age:
of housing stock 14, 20, 22, 25, 38, 40, 47-8, 51-6, 66, 73, 108, 119, 123, 145, 185
of occupants 8, 11, 26, 60, 67-9, 88-9, 106, 123, 132, 170, 172, 174, 184, 188, 195-7, 209, 213-16, 226, 233-4, 243, 246
see alsoelderly; young people
Ahlbrandt, R. S.118
Aid for Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) 192-3, 195
allocation of housing stock 10, 19, 27, 30-1, 46, 52, 57, 59, 68, 142, 171, 183, 210-11, 241
allowances:
income maintenance 210
income-related 163, 187-94; British housing benefit 187-9; other kinds 192-4; United States Section 8 and vouchers 189-92
amenities 4, 8, 19-25, 38, 40, 44-5, 47-8, 51-5, 61, 111-12, 114
Anderson, O.26
apartments 45, 52, 57, 112, 170
appreciation value of housing 34-6
assets and benefits 188
assured tenancies 146, 173-4, 176, 178
attitude, political 72
Austerberry, H.223
availability, housing 4-5, 143, 156, 184, 226, 228-30, 233, 236-7, 240-2
Bach, V.133, 134, 136
Balchin, P.113, 127
Ball, M., et al. 3, 99, 102, 104, 105
banks 100, 102, 104
Barker, A.214
Bendick, M.190
benefit, housing 2, 27, 37, 49, 106, 130, 163-4, 168-9, 172, 174, 178, 185, 187-9, 192, 194-6, 199, 205, 213, 223, 242-6
Blackaby, B.114
bonds 92-3, 106, 157, 185
Booth, P.100, 128, 130, 222
Bradbury, K. L.190
Braily, M.223
Brimacombe, M.215
Brophy, P. C.118
Brown, Colin53, 57, 223
building societies 99-101, 130, 205, 217
see alsolending institutions; mortgages
Burns, L. S.2, 66, 70
Bush, George:
administration of 140, 243, 246, 248
policy agenda of 231-3
Business Expansion Scheme (BES) 96, 105, 147, 198, 219
Byrne, D.223
Caltry, D.224
capital gains tax 94, 96-7, 122, 157
Carlson, D.119
Carter, Jimmy, administration of 92, 96, 158, 231
central city areas, seeinner city areas

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