Course Description

LAWS 8705
Affordable Housing
General Description:
This seminar will explore the law and policy of affordable housing. We will begin with an overview of the housing market and failures in that market and then turn to the primary public-policy tools that have developed in response. We will then examine in detail several cutting-edge topics in housing, including the subprime mortgage crisis, on-going challenges for ensuring Fair Housing, the intersection of affordable housing and planning, and sustainability. The seminar will conclude with student presentations on seminar papers.

No sections exist for this course.