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The Forgotten Role Of Harassment In Residential Segregation, Aric Short Dec 2005

The Forgotten Role Of Harassment In Residential Segregation, Aric Short

Aric Short

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Rural Housing And Code Enforcement: Navigating Between Values And Housing Types, Ezra Rosser Dec 2005

Rural Housing And Code Enforcement: Navigating Between Values And Housing Types, Ezra Rosser

Ezra Rosser

This paper focuses on the relationship between rural housing and building codes. The paper covers the relationship between the existing urban based literature on housing conditions and the rural housing situation as well as a theoretical exploration of different ways of understanding value in housing. Finally, two rural case studies - the Navajo Nation and a small Colorado subdivision - illustrate the challenges of rural housing code enforcement and demonstrate how officials could benefit from the model.


Caution, Cooperative Agreements, And The Actual State Of Things: A Reply To Professor Fletcher, Ezra Rosser Dec 2005

Caution, Cooperative Agreements, And The Actual State Of Things: A Reply To Professor Fletcher, Ezra Rosser

Ezra Rosser

This short article argues that tribal governments considering entering into cooperative agreements with federal, state, or local governments ought to maintain a healthy skepticism regarding the non-tribal governments sitting across from them at the negotiating table and the appropriateness of entering into cooperative agreements.


Unintended Consequences: Eminent Domain And Affordable Housing, Matthew J. Parlow Dec 2005

Unintended Consequences: Eminent Domain And Affordable Housing, Matthew J. Parlow

Matthew Parlow

The continuing controversy regarding Kelo v. City of New London demonstrates that there are a number of problems and tensions associated with eminent domain that entice scholars. This article addresses one such problem: the singular link between eminent domain and affordable housing. Though rarely discussed, this link reveals a long history of cities' use of their eminent domain power to advance development projects that rarely include affordable housing. Moreover, when cities condemn property through eminent domain to further new development projects, they often do so in a manner that undermines many of the goals of building more affordable housing. As ...