Description: Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course M276A. Continuation of course M276A. Examination of past 40 years of federal and state programs to stem urban decline and improve housing in U.S.; comparison and contrast of legal and policy initiatives in areas of public housing, housing segregation, mortgage subsidies, landlord/tenant law, urban renewal, and community organizing. Research paper required. S/U or letter grading.