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Housing Research Resources

Housing Research Resources is a selective bibliographic research guide to the UC Berkeley library and Internet social housing literature, both American and international. Included are basic research tools, historical sources, and strategies for finding needed materials. For additional assistance, please consult the Environmental Design Library reference staff.

UC Berkeley faculty, registered students, and staff who are off campus may use items marked UCB Only or UC Only by using the Library's off-campus access services.

Content reviewed: June 2009. Compiled by Deborah Sommer, City Planning & Landscape Architecture Librarian.

Gateway Sites

California Gateway Sites

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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

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Bibliographies

Search the Melvyl catalog for additional bibliographies: housing [or other subject] -- bibliography. See also books & journal articles, the ends of encyclopedia entries, and the Web.

General | International | United States
 
General Bibliographies
International Bibliographies
United States Bibliographies

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Statistics

General Statistics
International Statistics

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United States Statistics
See also Index to Current Urban Documents microfiche.

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California Statistics

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Housing Policy & Miscellany

International Policy

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United States Policy

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Finding Books: Selected Subject Headings

Hints for catalog searching

Abandonment of property
Accessory apartments (a.k.a. 'granny flats')
Affordable housing: use
  Low-income housing
  Poor--Housing
City planning & redevelopment law
Community development, Urban
Congregate housing
Discrimination in housing
Filtering: use
  Real property valuation AND Housing
Gated communities
Gentrification
Home ownership
Homeless persons--Housing
Housing--[place name]--Finance
Housing development
Housing, Cooperative
Housing--Finance
Housing forecasting
Housing--Government policy
Housing--Law and legislation
Housing plans: use
  City planning AND Housing policy
  County planning AND Housing policy
  Regional planning AND Housing policy
Housing policy
Housing policy--Developing countries
Housing rehabilitation
Housing subsidies
Land tenure
Land use, Urban
NIMBY syndrome
Public housing
Public housing--Developing countries
Public housing--Government policy
Public housing--Law and legislation-- [place name]--Finance
Real property--Valuation
Refugee camps
Rental housing
Self-help housing
Shared housing
Shelters for the homeless
Slums
Squatter settlements
Squatters
Urban homesteading
Zoning law

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Finding Journal Articles

Please note that all the electronic indexes listed in this guide are also listed in The Library's directory of article databases.

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Housing Journals

Listed here is a selection of journals on housing. Consult the library catalogs for additional journals: housing -- periodicals. Note that most of these titles are available full text online via a variety of databases. Please consult E-Journal Titles A-Z for a current listing.

General Journals

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International Journals

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United States Journals

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Organizations, Associations, Agencies

Directories
International Organizations

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United States Organizations

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California Organizations

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Libraries

Here are UC Berkeley libraries which support housing research.

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