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Local housing assistance tools and techniques a guidebook for local government by United States Conference of Mayors.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research in [Washington] .
Written in English



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  • Housing policy -- United States.

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Statementprepared for Office of Community Planning and Development and Office of Policy Development and Research, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development by U.S. Conference of Mayors, National Community Development Association, Urban Land Institute.
ContributionsNational Community Development Association., Urban Land Institute., United States. Office of Community Planning and Development., United States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Office of Policy Development and Research.
LC ClassificationsHD7293 .U5 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 71 p. ;
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4064808M
LC Control Number79602664

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