Across the world, the housing crisis is escalating. Mass migration to cities has led to rapid urbanisation on an unprecedented scale, while the withdrawal of public funding from social housing provision in Western countries, and widening income inequality, have further compounded the situation.
Housing Northwest Arkansas presents a 2018 initiative exploring optimal approaches to guide the growth of Northwest Arkansas and to maintain the quality of life distinguishing the region, through an in-depth exploration and design of mixed-use, mixed-income attainable housing.
The provision and management of social housing for those who are unable to access the housing market is essential to the maintenance of the fabric of society. Taking a people-centred approach, this book describes the themes that have run through provision of social housing from the first philanthropic industrialists in the 19th century.