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Housing and Development Resources

Basic Resources

From HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research. "HUD User is the primary source for federal government reports and information on housing policy and programs, building technology, economic development, urban planning, and other housing-related topics." Provides access to thousands of publications and data sets.

Other Reference Resources

The Encyclopedia of Housing
Andrew T. Carswell. 2nd edition. Los Angeles, SAGE, 2012.
Entries, with bibliographies, on a wide range of topics relating to housing. A valuable resource. Rutgers-restricted Access
Encyclopedia of American Urban History
David R. Goldfield. Thousand Oaks, Calif., SAGE, 2007. Rutgers-restricted Access
Encyclopedia of Urban Studies
Ray Hutchison, editor. Thousand Oaks, Calif., Sate Publications, 2010. 2 vol.
Some 325 entries on issues (crime, housing, gentrification, homelessness, homeownership, etc.), themes, theories, individuals, and cities. Interdisciplinary and international in scope. Entries include useful brief bibliographies. Rutgers-restricted Access
Encyclopedia of Urban America: The Cities and Suburbs. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1998. 2 vols.
Signed entries with bibliography relating to "specific urban phenomena, people, places, and events." Available?
Encyclopedia of Urban Cultures: Cities and Cultures Around the World. Edited by Melvin Ember and Carol R. Ember. Danbury, Conn., Grolier, 2002. 4 vols.
Urban America: A Historical Bibliography. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1983.
Classified bibliography with abstracts of articles concerned with the development of, and life in, American cities through the 1970s. Available?
National Coalition for the Homeless Directories
New Jersey Guide to Affordable Housing
Lists income-restricted affordable housing units for rent and for sale in New Jersey.

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