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Structure, Operation, Performance and Development Trends of a Mobile Home

Release Date: 
July 1976 (669 pages)
Posted Date:   
February 6, 2012

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The land use control system has been an important determinant of the characteristics of housing built in America. It has, historically, protected the single family residential community in the face of rapid urbanization and change. The system has isolated residential districts from those land uses--commercial or industrial--whose presence is considered detrimental to chosen styles of living. By controlling the areas - available for development and, indirectly, the cost of development in those areas, the land use control system has had a pre-emptive influence on the built environment .

This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.