Building housing for the low-income elderly
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Building housing for the low-income elderly cost containment and modest design in the Section 202 Program by Margery Austin Turner

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Published by Urban Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Public housing -- United States -- Costs.,
  • Older people -- Dwellings -- United States.,
  • Housing -- United States -- Costs.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Margery Austin Turner.
SeriesProject report / Urban Institute -- 3309
ContributionsUrban Institute.
LC ClassificationsHD7288.78.U5 T87 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 57, [19] p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16485971M
LC Control Number2007467417

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