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Block Grants for Community Development



Release Date: 
January 1977 (565 Pages)
Posted Date:   
February 2, 2012



This is the f1rst report on a two-year study of the political and social impacts of the Community Development Block Grant program, which was established by Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974. It was prepared by Richard P. Nathan, Sarah F. Liebschutz and Milton D. Morris of the Brookings Institution and Paul R. Dommel of the College of the Holy Cross, based on research conducted by them and by thirty-four field research associates across the country, who served as observers of local community development programs.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.