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The goal of Cityscape is to bring high-quality original research on housing and community development issues to scholars, government officials, and practitioners. Cityscape is open to all relevant disciplines, including architecture, consumer research, demography, economics, engineering, ethnography, finance, geography, law, planning, political science, public policy, regional science, sociology, statistics, and urban studies.

Cityscape is published three times a year by the Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

  • Volume 7, Number 1

Office of University Partnerships Special Edition:

A Survey of Current Academic Research on Housing and Community Development Issues

Neighborhood Jump-Starting: Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative
by Mahyar Arefi

Valuation of Metropolitan Quality of Life in Wages and Rents
by Roxanne Ezzet-Lofstrom

Positive Homeownership Attitudes, Homeownership Behavior, and
Neighborhood Ties in Poor Urban Neighborhoods

by Sandra L. Barnes

Moving Over or Moving Up? Short-Term Gains and Losses for Relocated
HOPE VI Families

by Susan Clampet-Lundquist

Aging in Place in Multifamily Housing
by Vera Prosper

The Work of Cities: Underemployment and Urban Change in
Late-20th-Century America

by James R. Elliott

The Struggle for Housing Equality: Impact of Fair Housing and Community
Reinvestment Laws on Local Advocacy

by Mara S. Sidney

Knowledge Production and Use in Community-Based Organizations:
Examining the Influence of Information Technologies

by Laxmi Ramasubramanian



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