Lesson 14: METRO ISSUES, HOUSING, SPRAWL, & PLANNING: Housing Policies, Sprawl & Smart growth

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Lesson 14: METRO ISSUES, HOUSING, SPRAWL, & PLANNING: Housing Policies, Sprawl & Smart growth

 

Palen (9th) CH-12

REVIEW QUESTIONS
  1. Are Americans becoming more or less residentially mobile?
  2. What changes in FHA lending policies have occurred since World War II regarding racially integrated neighborhoods?
  3. How have federal government policies regarding housing projects changed over the last 20 years?
  4. What factors limit the success of urban homesteading programs?
  5. What is the goal of HOPE VI housing projects, and how do they differ from traditional public housing?
  6. How is sprawl different from metropolitan growth?
  7. What are the characteristics of sprawl?
  8. What is meant by the term smart growth?
  9. How do smart growth communities differ from traditional suburbs?
  10. What lobbying groups oppose smart growth, and why do they do so?

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