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Saving the Neighborhood: You Can Fight Developers and Win!

ISBN: 978-0-471-14420-5
428 pages
February 1993
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Description

As the development debate rages on, it has been the better-organized, better-financed developer who has been winning out over neighborhood homeowners. Written by a streetwise, battle-hardened expert who has beaten developers time and again, this complete how-to guide is packed with important information on how to protect your neighborhood from outside encroachment.
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Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

DEVELOPMENT BASICS.

Finding Out What's Coming.

Telling the People Who Need to Know.

Understanding the Process.

THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF COMMUNITY ORGANIZING.

The Organizational Who.

How to Get Organized.

What You're Working For.

Know the Enemy!

DEVELOPMENT CASES.

Saving Your Light and Air.

Saving an Old Building.

Saving the Suburbs.

Saving the Corner Store.

The Really Hard Cases.

AFTER THE HEARING IS OVER.

Losing Round One.

Winning and What Comes After.

A Select Bibliography.

Glossary.

Resource Guide.

Index.
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