Evaluation of shelter programs for the urban poor

principal findings by Douglas H. Keare

Publisher: World Bank in Washington, D.C

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Low-income housing.,
  • Housing policy.,
  • Housing -- Finance.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementDouglas H. Keare, Scott Parris.
SeriesWorld Bank staff working papers ;, no. 547, World Bank staff working paper ;, no. 547.
ContributionsParris, Scott, 1951-, World Bank.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD7287.95 .K4 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 111 p. ;
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3500071M
ISBN 100821301144
LC Control Number82020289

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