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Buying from Developers: a New Approach to Public Housing



Release Date: 
April 1966 (11 pages)
Posted Date:   
April 19, 2020



This historic guidebook, written for use by developers, describes HUD’s then-new “turnkey” technique for contracting private developers to construct public housing. The document describes the process of writing a proposal, submitting it to a local public housing agency, navigating the inspection process, obtaining financing, and more.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.

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Note: Guidance documents, except when based on statutory or regulatory authority or law, do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. Guidance documents are intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.