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Access to the built environment

United States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Office of Policy Development and Research

Access to the built environment

a review of the literature

by United States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Office of Policy Development and Research

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Published by Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barrier-free design -- United States,
  • People with disabilities -- Housing -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward Steinfeld ... [et al.]
    ContributionsSteinfeld, Edward, Syracuse University
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 150 p. :
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14208696M

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