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Evaluation Of The Physical Condition Of Public Housing Stock. Volume 1 - Final Report

Release Date: 
March 1980 (297 Pages)
Posted Date:   
February 7, 2012

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The joint venture of Perkins & Will/The Ehrenkrantz Abstract Group completed a contract for the Department of Housing and Urban Development,Office of Policy Development and Research entitled,H-2850 A Physical Evaluation of Public Housing Stock. The study estimated 1)the costs of modernizing public housing for three levels of compliance, 2) the costs of making public housing accessible to the handicapped and a manual detailing guidelines to accomplish accessibility in public housing autorities as required by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ,Section504, 3) the cost and benefits of retrofitting public housing to implement energy conservation measures. The cost estimates for each area of the study are based on a national survey from which results were extrapolated to the total public housing stock.

This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.