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Reducing the development costs of housing

HUD National Conference on Housing Costs (1979 Washington, D.C.)

Reducing the development costs of housing

actions for State and local governments : proceedings of the HUD National Conference on Housing Costs

by HUD National Conference on Housing Costs (1979 Washington, D.C.)

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research : [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Housing -- United States -- Costs -- Congresses.,
    • Housing development -- United States -- Costs -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by Urban Land Institute.
      ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Office of Policy Development and Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7293 .H82 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 275 p. :
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4237388M
      LC Control Number80601844


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