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June 2015 Policy Study, Number 15-6

   

The Nanny State Is Expanding And Private-Property Rights Are Decreasing

By Deborah D. Thornton

    Introduction
    Background on America's Housing and Rental Patterns
    Housing Cost Issues
    Section 8 Overview
    Fair Housing and Impacts on Private-Property Rights
    The Era of Big Data Is Here and It Will Control Us
    Dubuque Discrimination Case
    Background on the City of Dubuque
    Chicago Housing Authority Problems - Spread to Dubuque
    Dubuque Today
    Cities Taking Other Options
    If You Want "Their" Money, You Must Play by "Their" Rules
    Endnotes
   

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