Urban renewal programs and their effects on racial minority group housing in three Iowa cities report of the Iowa State Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights. by United States Commission on Civil Rights. Iowa Advisory Committee.

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Other titlesReport on urban renewal programs and their effects on racial minority group housing in three Iowa cities.
LC ClassificationsE185.89.H6 U47 1964a
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Paginationiv, 23 p.
Number of Pages23
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law was again amended in to remove the restriction on counties to use urban renewal and tax increment financing for industrial property only, so that currently counties possess the same urban renewal powers as cities.8 1 See Iowa Code §§, and (25).

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