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Guide of the Week: Housing

Housing has been an issue both this year in general and as an election issue. So this week I’m highlighting another Bert Chapman guide that he allowed the ALA GODORT Handout Exchange Wiki to link to:

* Housing (Bert Chapman, Purdue University, 2001) Last updated 6/18/2008

In his introduction, Bert notes:

Housing affects our lives in many ways. We buy and sell homes, rent apartments, and invest in residential and commercial properties. Government agencies produce many publications on various aspects of housing. These publications can be found in various Purdue Libraries with the HSSE and MEL libraries having the largest collections. Examples of Library Catalog subject headings you can use to search for government documents on housing include:

  • Government Sale of Real Property United States
  • Home Ownership United States
  • Housing Policy United States
  • Housing Surveys United States
  • Rental Housing Law and Legislation United States

He then identifies a number of resources including:

Check out the rest of the guide. Then see what other topics are available. And if you are a documents librarian with a guide, please add your guide to the wiki!

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