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Housing problems and policies by Neil Costello

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Published by Open University in [MiltonKeynes] .
Written in English


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Statementprepared for the [Open University Making Sense of Society] Course Team.
SeriesSocial sciences: a foundation course: making sense of society; summer school booklet, module 1, D101SSB1
ContributionsOpen University. Making Sense of Society Course Team.
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Open LibraryOL13660767M

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