Affordable Housing and Community Development

This course is intended for students interested in the affordable housing crisis. Can governments alone solve this problem or are public-private approaches an answer?  The course explores how affordable housing is created, preserved, and managed, as well as how community development strategies incorporate and extend beyond the provision of affordable housing. Specific methods to sponsor, permit, finance, design, construct, manage, and preserve affordable housing are presented, including use of public subsidies and regulatory mandates.

MRE students who want to take this course should enter the Limited Enrollment Course Lottery and will be automatically enrolled.