Building Community Resilience Post-Disaster

    By Diane Standaert and Dorcas Raejeana Gilmore

    Building Community Resilience Post-Disaster

    Building Community Resilience Post-Disaster

    By Diane Standaert and Dorcas Raejeana Gilmore

    From the terrorist attacks on September 11th to Hurricanes Sandy, Harvey, Irma and Jose, human-made and natural disasters present challenges and opportunities for the field of affordable housing and community economic development to enhance community resilience.

     

    Building Community Resilience Post-Disaster

    Building Community Resilience Post-Disaster

    Building Community Resilience Post-Disaster

    From the terrorist attacks on September 11th to Hurricanes Sandy, Harvey, Irma and Jose, human-made and natural disasters present challenges and opportunities for the field of affordable housing and community economic development to enhance community resilience.

     

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    With contributions from the General Counsel and staff of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and a range of housing and community economic development practitioners, Building Community Resilience Post-Disaster takes a broad and practical approach to examining equitable disaster recovery frameworks that expand opportunities in communities for affordable housing and strong local economies. This resource provides the post-disaster legal and regulatory framework, important lessons learned from prior disasters, and tools to foster the recovery of affordable housing and community economic development.

    Practitioners seeking recommendations for future disaster recovery efforts will find the case studies of natural and human-made disasters and the resources section particularly helpful. The book looks at:

    • Federal Post-Disaster Financing and Funding Programs
    • State and Local Governments' Roles
    • Equity and Human Rights Approaches
    • Roles of Nonprofits and Religious Organizations
    • Public Housing Restoration and Demolition
    • Short Term and Long Term Fair Housing Consequences Predatory Post-Disaster Practices
    • Innovations in Post-Disaster Housing
    • Opportunities to Expand Workforce Development

    Product Details

    Sponsors

    Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development

    Publishers

    ABA Book Publishing

    ISBN

    9781627221788

    Page Count

    352

    Product Code

    5530026

    Trim Size

    7 x 10 Paperback

    Publication Date

    5/22/2013 12:00:00 AM

    ISBN

    9781627221795

    Page Count

    352

    Product Code

    5530026EBK

    Publication Date

    9/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

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