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Women and housing research

Housing Research in Britain (Conference) (1983 University of Bristol)

Women and housing research

future directions for the next decade : paper presented for a conference sponsored by the SSRC Environment and Planning Committee under the title Housing research in Britain, the next decade, held on 12-14 September 1983 at the University of Bristol

by Housing Research in Britain (Conference) (1983 University of Bristol)

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Published by Economic and Social Research Council in (London) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Housing -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementS. Watson and H. Austerberry.
    ContributionsWatson, Sophie., Austerberry, Helen., Social Science Research Council (Great Britain). Environment and Planning Committee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD7333.A3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii,22p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21195516M
    ISBN 100862261457
    OCLC/WorldCa12517610

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      The book provides background about housing and addresses specific issues that may be critical to future housing decisions. Chapter topics cover the history of housing in America, influences on housing choice and behaviors, home environments and health, the housing industry, federal government and housing policies, interior space planning Reviews: 3.   ‘There is an enormous amount of pain and poverty in this rich land,’ argues American sociologist Desmond in this brilliant book about housing and .

    A single woman supporting herself or her family bears the entire burden of maintaining a home financially. Women needing help with housing and housing related expenses can turn to federal and private organizations for assistance. Your income and the number of dependents you have will affect your eligibility for most federal programs.   Poverty, unemployment, and lack of affordable housing are commonly recognized causes of homelessness. These risk factors can be exacerbated by personal vulnerabilities such as mental and substance use disorders, trauma and violence, domestic violence, justice-system involvement, sudden serious illness, divorce, death of a partner, and disabilities.


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