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Cityscape: Volume 22 Number 2 | Two Essays on Unequal Growth in Housing


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Two Essays on Unequal Growth in Housing

Volume 22 Number 2

Mark D. Shroder

Michelle P. Matuga

Symposium Two Essays on Unequal Growth in Housing

John Carruthers

Note from the Managing Editor

Mark D. Shroder
Department of Urban Housing and Development

In 2018 I accepted a proposal from John Carruthers of Cornell University to present a symposium in this issue on the housing problems posed for all levels of government by the growth and decline of metropolitan areas. Between our agreement and the deadline for this issue, various barriers to completion of the symposium arose, most notably the coronavirus pandemic that interrupted the work of several participants. As a result, Professor Carruthers was only able to approve two studies that represent contributions to knowledge directly related to the mission of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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