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Minnesota's Housing: Shaping Community in the 1990s.

Adams, John S., Barbara J. VanDrasek, and Elvin K. Wyly.

It is in our homes and our neighborhoods that society reproduces itself, and if things begin to go awry at home or in the neighborhood, we correctly sense that trouble is brewing for society at large. Shifts in the housing landscape often parallel changes in the direction of our society. This report, based on the 1990 Census and earlier census data, presents a profile of selected features of the Minnesota housing landscape--a landscape we have created over the years, and that is now shaping our lives. Excerpts presented here from the authors' report look at the affordability of housing in Minnesota, changes in the concentration of foreign-born residents, the housing patterns of Minnesota's minority populations, and the growth of non-family households during the 1980s. For the full reort, see Minnesota's Housing: Shaping Community in the 1990s in the series What the 1990 Census Says About Minnesota. For the full report, see Minnesota's Housing: Shaping Community in the 1990s, L1051.

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Minneapolis: Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota.
26 (2): 1-7.
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