urban homesteading

Principles, History, Tactics and Legislation of Urban Homesteading:

Homestead Act/Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homestead_Act

The Homestead Act 1999 – A bill that never passed: http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/s485

Modern Homesteading: http://www.motherearthnews.com/modern-homesteading/urban-homesteading-zmaz80sozraw.aspx

Literature:

Unnamed Authors (1973). “From Plows to Pliers: Urban Homesteading in America
Fordham Urban Law Journal / Volume 2, Issue 2

Barbara O. Nieri, Abraham K. Farkas (1980). “Intended and Unintended Consequences and Potential of Urban Homesteading,” Housing and Society/Vol 7, No 2 (PRINT OUT)

Hannah Dobbz (2012). “Nine Tenths of the Law: Property and Resistance in the United States,”
AK press 
(PRINT OUT)

John F.C. Turner (1976). “Housing By People: Towards Autonomy in Building Environments,” Pantheon Books (PRINT OUT)

Steven Katz and Margit Mayer (1985). “Gimme shelter: self-help housing struggles within and against the state in New York City and West Berlin,” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 9:1 (pgs.1-33)

Homesteading NYC:

1977 NYC Executive Order on Urban Homesteading:
http://nyc.gov/html/records/pdf/executive_orders/1977EO094.PDF

Koch Revokes the Order:
http://www.nyc.gov/html/records/pdf/executive_orders/1979EO036.PDF

Directory of NYC Affordable Housing Programs: http://furmancenter.org/institute/directory/entry/urban-homestead-program/

City Limits 1984 article on homesteading:
http://fr.scribd.com/doc/79612354/City-Limits-Magazine-April-1984-Issue

City Limits 1987 article:
http://fr.scribd.com/doc/79625485/City-Limits-Magazine-January-1987-Issue

“TIL’s Ills”/City Limits:
http://www.citylimits.org/news/articles/2358/til-s-ills#.UNHyA65bdOQ

Tenant Interim Lease program/HPD:
http://www.nyc.gov/html/hpd/html/developers/til.shtml

Speculating on HDFC’s:
http://www.amny.com/urbanite-1.812039/new-yorkers-making-fortunes-off-250-apartments-1.1736952

Philip St. Georges: early pioneer of urban homesteading and HPD/NYC:
http://www.citylimits.org/news/articles/2353/philip-st-georges-1951-1998#.UM5Cy65bdOQ

Inner City Press/Homesteading and Bronx News:
http://www.innercitypress.org/housing.html

Furman Center/Sweat Equity (1980):
http://furmancenter.org/institute/directory/entry/sweat-equity-hpd/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweat_equity

Laws and Guidelines:

HUD Guidelines/Urban Homesteading/1990-2008:
http://www.hud.gov/offices/adm/hudclips/handbooks/cpdh/6400.1/index.cfm

Modern Law and Urban Homesteading – 1972-1996:
http://law.justia.com/cfr/title24/24-3.1.1.3.14.html

Urban Homesteading Report:
http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015037285635;seq=1;view=1up

UHAB/Urban Homesteading and Squatting in NYC:
http://www.uhab.org/news/cooperative-movement-century-21

UHAB/HUD Manual on Urban Homesteading (1989):
http://www.huduser.org/portal/searchbiblio/Bibliography&id=5483?id=5483

HUD Evaluation/1981:
http://huduser.org/portal/publications/hsgfin/eval_urban_hmesteading_vol1.html

HUD Evaluation/1987:
http://www.huduser.org/Publications/pdf/HUD-005176.pdf

Boston Program Proposal (1975):
http://archive.org/details/section810urbanh00bost

Michigan Urban Homesteading Act of 1999:
https://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(utrmkuiqhxgk0b32qv2vfg2n))/documents/mcl/pdf/mcl-Act-127-of-1999.pdf

The Urban Systems Research & Engineering, Inc. (USRE) authored “The Local
Property Urban Homesteading Program (The Local Property Demonstration)” a
study that was conducted in eleven cities from the spring of 985 until the
summer of 1987:

http://www.huduser.org/Publications/pdf/HUD-005176.pdf

Another USRE/HUD Commissioned Report on Homesteading:
http://www.huduser.org/portal/taxonomy/term/2460

An online book that highlights the published work of URSE:
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/book/lookupid?key=ha007407167

Homesteading in Detroit? (2012):
http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/13225-mass-urban-land-sale-in-detroit-must-be-dropped

Homesteading in Anniston:
http://annistonstar.com/pages/full_story/push?article–Urban+homesteading-+could+offer+solution+to+Anniston-s+run-down+lots%20&id=20031517&instance=news_secondary

Bush put forward homesteading proposal post Katrina:
http://www.progressive.org/mag_sturgis0807

Community Land Trusts:
http://groundspark.org/pdfs/hh_viewingguide.pdf

HDFC Low-Income Co-ops: The Last Gasp of Affordable Housing?
http://www.habitatmag.com/Publication-Content/2008/2008-June/Featured-Articles-from-Our-Print-Magazine/HDFC-Low-Income-Affordable-Co-ops#.UNI5q65bdOQ

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