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Mexican-American Affordable Housing
This paper discusses the current crisis of affordable housing in the US, with a focus on the Mexican-American community.
# 97532 | 2,579 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Aug 23, 2007 in Political Science (U.S.) , Environmental Studies (Urban Issues)

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The paper examines the reasons for the current crisis in the US of affordable housing and discusses available federal and local assistance programs. The paper explores how these programs relate to the Chicano, Mexican-American population. The paper examines racial discrimination in the housing market and looks at differences in characteristics of renters and home owners. The paper highlights how the discrimination and bias within the housing market and the lack of affordable housing is a severe problem for the Chicano population and maintains that the United States must provide equal opportunities for affordable housing.

Crisis of Affordable Housing in U.S. Cities
Major Federal Housing Programs and Policies
Local Government Affordable Housing Programs
Impact of Racism on Housing Accessibility
Incentives for Owners to Provide Low Income Assistance

Sample of Sources Used:

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  • Burt, Martha. Helping America's Homeless. Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, 2001.
  • Camarillo, Albert. "Hispanics in a Multi-Cultural Society." America Becoming. Washington, D.C.: National Academic Press (2001): 103-134.
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  • Diaz, David R. Barrio Urbanism: Chicanos, Planning and American Cities. New York: Routledge, 2005.

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