11.483 Housing and Land Use in Rapidly Urbanizing Regions


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Studies current urban controversies over affordable housing, land redevelopment, and public space, with special attention to property rights. Reviews how law, economics, sociology and planning theories frame these issues and interplays them with spatial approaches of urban design and geography. Explores cases that use property rights strategies to increase economic growth and social justice, providing insight for future design and policymaking. Topics include land trusts for affordable housing, mixed-use public space, and critical cartography.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.483 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by Y. Hong.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2014 Subject Evaluations, 11.483 was rated 5.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Housing and Land Use in Rapidly Urbanizing Regions site or on the 11.483 Stellar site.

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