Economic Analysis of Residential Abandonment and Rehabilitation.
Economic Analysis of Residential Abandonment and
Colwell, P. F.
NBSIR 76-1043; 102 p. May 1976.
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housing; economics; rehabilitation; abandonment; market
This paper is an analysis of market and governmental
factors shich lead to socially inefficient
rehabilitation and abandonment decisions. Its purpose
is to abstract from complex problems related to the
rehabilitation and abandonment of residential buildings
by identifying the essential characteristics of the
problems and the role some past and existing social
programs have had on aggrevating or mitigating these
problems. Alternative programs are analyzed for their
potential effects on these problems, however policy
recommendations are not made.