Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

Affordable and Sustainable Housing

This course explores affordable and sustainable housing from a historical and global perspective. Topics include: the various causes of affordable housing crises, innovative affordable housing initiatives, environmental racism and discriminatory housing policies, non-profit and government funding sources for affordable housing in NYC, transit-oriented development (TOD), affordable housing and green spaces, and collaboration between architects, engineers, real estate developers, environmental activists, and policymakers to facilitate the design and construction of affordable and sustainable housing projects.
Course Number
Associated Degrees