Schools & New Housing
Examines relationship between role of govt. & private business in residential & infrastructure development & adequacy of educational services in community.
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The composition of the population of any given community is a significant factor in the determination of the mix of the publicly provided goods in that community (Lowry, 1991, p. 96). Conversely, government may develop a specific mix of publicly provided goods with an intention of attracting and manipulating a population mix for an area. Road improvements, as an example, may make it possible for more people to locate in a specific area, because access between that area and major job location centers is facilitated by the improved roads. By financing road improvements, as opposed to mass transit improvements, a government may promote to location in an area of higher income families, who are able to afford the higher transportation costs involved…