WIT Press


Urban Public Housing Policy: A Comparative Case Study Of Louisville (US) And Jinan (China)

Price

Free (open access)

Volume

39

Pages

12

Published

2000

Size

1,391 kb

Paper DOI

10.2495/URS000451

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

Yingshun Zhao

Abstract

Public housing is that housing which is owned and managed by public authorities. Its main role is to supply housing to unprivileged people. Public housing can be found in both capitalist and socialist countries, developed and developing countries. However, different countries have different public housing policies. Different policies have different effects in realizing government's housing objectives. America and China are two influential but different countries in the world. American is the biggest developed capitalist country and China is the biggest developing socialist country. America and China established public housing system in the 1930s and 1950s respectively. Both public housing systems have made significant progress but they also produced some problems after

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