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PLAN 769: Housing and Community Development Policy and Planning: Home

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City & Regional Planning Librarian

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Writing Resources


Guides to writing a policy brief

Policy Briefs – UNC Writing Center 

Writing a Policy Memo – USC Libraries

Writing Policy Briefs – The Women’s and Children’s Health Policy Center
and Example Policy Briefs

UCLA Affordable Housing Policy Briefs - Anderson School of Management (UCLA)

Getting more from low-income housing assistance - The Hamilton Project (Brookings Institution)

Social housing: A key part of past and future housing policy - Employment, Labour, and Social Affairs Policy Briefs (OECD)

Collection of policy briefs - County of Los Angeles Homelessness Initiative

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