Housing law

    According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family

    By Angela Onwuachi-Willig

    Hardback Save £6.54 = £15.96

    Begins with a look back at a 1925 case in which a two-month marriage ends with a man suing his wife for misrepresentation of her race, and shows how our society has yet to come to terms with interracial marriage. In this title, the author examines the issue by drawing...

    Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

    By L. Albright

    Hardback Save £7.52 = £17.43

    Under the New Jersey State Constitution as interpreted by the State Supreme Court in 1975 and 1983, municipalities are required to use their zoning authority to create realistic opportunities for a fair share of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income households. Mount Laurel was the town at the center of...

    Federal Housing Administration\'s Insurance Program for Home Loans

    Paperback Save £1.89 = £41.61

    The Federal Housing Administration FHA was created by the National Housing Act of 1934 in order to broaden home-ownership, protect lending institutions, and stimulate the building industry. The FHA does not make mortgage loans. Rather, it insures mortgage loans made by private lenders that meet certain underwriting and other criteria,...

    Saving the Neighborhood: Racially Restrictive Covenants, Law, and Social Norms

    By Richard R. W. Brooks

    Hardback Save £6.78 = £30.17

    Saving the Neighborhood tells the still controversial story of the rise and fall of racially restrictive covenants in America, which bestowed an aura of legitimacy upon the wish of many white neighborhoods to exclude minorities. It offers insight into the ways legal and social norms reinforce one another, to codify...

    The Right to Housing: Law, Concepts, Possibilities

    By Jessie Hohmann

    Hardback Save £5.04 = £44.95

    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.

    Housing Law and Practice: 2013

    By Gail Price

    Paperback Save £10.72 = £22.23

    Aspects of Housing Law

    By Jill Morgan

    Paperback Save £11.94 = £24.05

    Provides a comprehensive account of what is often regarded as a complex and technical area of the law. This book provides coverage of various areas covered in an undergraduate course on housing. It covers topics such as: homelessness; owner-occupation; regulation of rents; repairs and disrepair; succession to tenancies; and, private...

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