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PADM 689: Capstone Projects

Search Term Examples

  • "neighborhood renewal"
  • "community development"
  • housing
  • "housing develop*"
  • "urban plan*"
  • "best practice*"
  • evaluation
  • assessment

To find other programs, try this search in Google: "community accelerator" housing

Background Papers

These documents from the Brookings Institute describe various aspects of innovation districts which are related to, but are not identical with, housing development initiatives.

Recommended Article Sources

Search 1 - impact investing:

1st line - "social impact invest*" OR "impact invest*"; leave the search type at 'select a field'
2nd line - nonprofit; change the search type to 'SU subject terms'

Search 2 - nonprofits and community development

1st line - "neighborhood renewal" OR "community development" OR "community accelerator"; leave the search type at 'select a field'
2nd line - housing; leave the search type at 'select a field'
3rd line - nonprofit; change the search type to 'SU subject terms'