Law M526 - Urban Housing and Community Development


Faculty listed in alphabetical order – please see faculty specific description for requisite information.

Richard Sander Richard Sander / Jonathan Zasloff



General Course Description:

This course will examine the past forty years of federal and state programs to stem urban decline and improve housing in the U.S. The course will compare and contrast a variety of legal and policy initiatives in the areas of public housing, housing segregation, mortgage subsidies, landlord-tenant law, urban renewal, and community organizing, seeking to develop an understanding of how and why programs succeed or fail. A paper will be required.

Course Information:


​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Richard Sander 13F M526 SEM 1 R 5:00 PM - 6:50 PM 3.0 No Yes


Previous Course Offerings:


​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Richard Sander 11F M526 SEM 1 W 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3.0 No Per instructor's discretion
Richard Sander 12F M526 SEM 1 M 5:00 PM - 6:50 PM 3.0 No Yes


Categories: Admin & Govt Reg - Economic & Consumer Regulation; Interdisciplinary & Cross-Listed Courses; Public Interest Law and Policy - JD Specialization; Real Estate & Property Law; Substantial Analytical Writing Requirement;