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Housing Through Historic Preservation by Susan M. Escherich. of affordable housing on how to work with the . Secretary of the Interior.

A guide for developers of affordable housing on how to work with the . Contents benefits of rehabilitating historic buildings for affordable housing (benefits to owners developers, benefits to tenants, benefits to the community, a successful approach to rehabilitation, solving common design issues in historic buildings); 11 case studies of successful projects.

Background: About This Place.

nation of the historic rehabiliation. Beyond the historic preservation and affordable housing goals these proj-ects illustrate, there are other pubUc policy reasons to rehabiUtate existing buildings for housing. tends to be labor-intensive and there-fore produces 20 percent more jobs than created by the same expenditure.

Historic buildings provide affordable housing to many American families. Affordable housing rehabilitation can contribute to the ongoing vitality of historic neighborhoods as well as of the businesses and institutions that serve them. Rehabilitation can be an important historic preservation strategy. Federal agencies that help America meet its need for safe, decent, and affordable housing, most notably the . Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the . Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Rural Development agency, often work with or near historic properties.

The Standards are ten principles developed by the Secretary of the Interior to guide work on historic properties

The Standards are ten principles developed by the Secretary of the Interior to guide work on historic properties. The Standards are used to judge the appropriateness of the proposed work to the historic property. Standards for Rehabilitation. Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings.

1) Officer means the State Historic Preservation Officer designated . Such taxpayer shall submit the voucher and the corresponding tax return to the Department of Revenue Services.

1) Officer means the State Historic Preservation Officer designated pursuant to 36 CFR S. 6. (1978) . d) The Department of Economic and Community Development may adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to carry out the purposes of this section.

The Secretary of the Interior is responsible for establishing standards for all programs under Departmental authority and for advising federal agencies on the preservation of historic properties listed in or eligible for listing in the National Regis-ter of Historic Places

The Secretary of the Interior is responsible for establishing standards for all programs under Departmental authority and for advising federal agencies on the preservation of historic properties listed in or eligible for listing in the National Regis-ter of Historic Places. In partial fulfillment of this responsibil-ity The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties have been developed to guide work undertaken on historic properties; there are separate standards for preservation, rehabilitation, restoration and reconstruc-tion.

Division of Historic Preservation. Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation. Historic plaster over brick, even fireplaces, must be retained. The first rooms in a shotgun-style house must remain unaltered

Division of Historic Preservation. The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation provide a list of ten guidelines that must be met when rehabilitating a historic property for its new, modern use. Following these Standards ensures that the historic character of the property is maintained but that it will be safe and comfortable for its current inhabitants. The first rooms in a shotgun-style house must remain unaltered. Sealers applied to masonry must be breathable and have a matte finish.

Historic preservation work in the United States is guided by the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, drafted in 1977. Four sets of standards guide four distinct treatments: preservation, rehabilitation, restoration, and reconstruction. In the years since, there have only been modest advancements. Cities are changing fast.


Affordable housing through historic preservation: Tax credits and the Secretary of the Interior's standards for historic rehabilitation download epub
Accounting
Author: Susan Escherich
ISBN: 0160483980
Category: Business & Money
Subcategory: Accounting
Language: English
Publisher: For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs (1995)
Pages: 110 pages