Housing Research Subject File, 1969-1993
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Brief Description: Subject File of Robert L. Katz, Professor of Architecture and  Director  of the Office of Housing Research and Development (1969- 1994), including correspondece, grant proposals, grant reports (including 'Alternative Home-Ownership for Older Persons', 'Housing Alternatives for Elderly Homeowners,' and 'Retirement Housing in Illinois: A Profile and Description of Quality Assurance Procedures' and working papers concering research projects managed by Katz and other faculty members in the Office.  Signficant subjects include elderly housing, public housing in Illinois, University of Illinois housing, and HR & D unit history. Correspondents include the National Endowment for the Humanities, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), the Ford Foundation, the Illinios Housing Development Authority, and Mary Nenno.  This series also includes a projects file containing correspondence and reports with many public housing authorties on non-governmental organizations in the state of Illinois.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 7/20/1
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Committee on Housing Research and Development
Volume: 6.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 5/2/1994
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/0720001.pdf (pdf)
Arrangement: By type of record and by correspondent thereunder
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Committee on Housing Research and Development :

This program was established in 1970, as a committee of the Graduate College1 in response to a proposal by Robert D. Katz, Professor of Architecture. The purpose of this committee is to establish a program to bring the quantity and quality of housing within the framework of research, teaching and public service, and to emphasize the housing needs of families of low and moderate income.2

1. Housing Research and Development. Program Description University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1977, p. 1.

2. Housing Research and Development. Program Description University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1977, p. 1.

Subject Index
Housing
Housing, Retirees'
Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of
Housing Research
Housing Surveys
Public Housing
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]