Housing is a very interdisciplinary topic. This page is a productive way of beginning your research. If you need more guidance, please make an appointment with a librarian. The rest of the guide has general library resources and the following: ebooks, data & statistics, census information, government, featured books, and reference material.
To look at HUD Public Housing Agencies please explore this website and it will show you state by state agency contacts.
Find Scholarly Articles
1- EBSCO has many social work resources including:
1- ProQuest Congressional: Search hearings, CRS reports, House & Senate Documents, Legislative Histories, Vote Reports, Maps, and more.
2- US House of Representative and Senate Hearings
3- Working Paper for National Bureau of Economic Research
4- Economist Country Reports: Updated each month. Once you get to the ProQuest interface, click on "The Economist" logo for a more streamlined access point.
5- Leadership Library: Directories for congress, state-level government, news media, finance, law firms, foreign representatives, and more.
6- New York City Government Information Research Guide
7- United Nations Research Guide
8- Congressional Budget Office (CBO) provides Congress with objective, timely, nonpartisan analysis needed for economic and budget decisions and with the information and estimates required for the Congressional budget process.
9- Government Accountability Office (GAO) is the investigative arm of Congress. Charged with examining matters relating to the receipt and disbursement of public funds, GAO performs audits and evaluations of Government programs and activities. There are options to look at Reports and Testimony by date, topic and agency.
10- U.S. Department of Housing
For more see the Government Information portal at Columbia.
Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act), as amended, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings, and in other housing-related transactions, on the basis of disability, or race, color, national origin, religion, sex or familial status. The Fair Housing Act also establishes certain design and construction requirements for multifamily dwellings consisting of four or more units constructed after March 13, 1991.
-Housing Policy Debate: "Racial Dynamics of Subprime Mortgage Lending at the Peak" by Jacob W. Faber. Vol. 23, No. 2, 328–349
-Housing Policy and Vulnerable Families in The Inner City : Public Housing in Harlem, New York City
- The Federal Government and Urban Housing by Allen R. Hays
- American Housing Policy's Two Basic Ideas Pull Cities in Opposite Directions by Daniel Hertz (The Atlantic, 2015).
- America's Dual Housing Crisis and What Democrats Plan To Do About It, Explained by Matthew Yglesias (Vox, 2019).
- Better Housing Policy Could Save Us All Money. Why Are We Ignoring It? by Erika C. Poethig (The Washington Post, 2016).
- California's Future: Housing by Public Policy Institute of California
- Policy Issues, Economic Development & Commerce- Housing & Infrastructure by National Congress of American Indians
- Beginner's guide to the Fair Housing Act
-- The one-way street of integration : fair housing and the pursuit of racial justice in American cities
- The fight for fair housing : causes, consequences and future implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing act