The National Low Income Housing Coalition is working to ensure that Cushing N. Dolbeare's work and writings are available to advocates and scholars. Please review the current bibliography we have of her published work. If something seems to be missing please provide us with a reference or a description of that work and we will add it. Those who have personal correspondence or other writings they wish to donate to the Coalition, or simply to make the Coalition aware of, are encouraged to do this as well. Send your responses to rwillis@nlihc.org or National Low Income Housing Coalition, 1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20005. E-mail or regular mail responses only please.  

  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1966). Housing Grants for the Very Poor: Report of the Committee on Low Income Housing. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Housing Association.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1972). Federal Tax Rip-Offs: Housing Subsidies for the Rich. Washington, D.C.: Rural Housing Alliance.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1976). The Housing Stalemate. In J.H. Skolnick (Ed.), Crisis in American Institutions. Boston: Little, Brown, & Company.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1983). The Low Income Housing Crisis. In C.W. Hartman (Ed.), America’s Housing Crisis: What is to be Done? Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1984). Housing Needs of the Elderly and How to Meet Them. Social Thought, 10(1), 16-29.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1985). Federal Housing Assistance: Who Needs It? Who Gets It? Washington, D.C.: National League of Cities.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1986). How the Income Tax System Subsidizes Housing for the Affluent. In R.G. Bratt, C.W. Hartman, & A. Meyerson (Eds.), Critical Perspectives on Housing. Philadelphia: Temple University.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. New York Times letter to the editor, May 13, 1986.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1987). Low Income Housing Needs. Washington: Low Income Housing Information Service.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1987). Must the Needy Face a Bleak Future? Planning, 53(1), 10-11.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1988). Housing in Philadelphia: A Report for the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Public Interest Law Center.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1988 November). The Low Income Housing Crisis and Its Impact on Homelessness. In Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, Assisting the Homeless: State and Local Responses in an Era of Limited Resources. Washington, D.C.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1989). Low Income Housing Needs. Washington: Low Income Housing Information Service.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1990). At a Snail’s Pace A Source Book on the Proposed 1991 Federal Housing Budget and How It Compares to Prior Years. Washington, D.C.: Low Income Housing Information Service.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1990). Detention of Undocumented Aliens: Actions by the INS prior to Adoption of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Washington, D.C.: American Civil Liberties Union.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1990). Women and Affordable Housing. In S.E. Rix (Ed.), American Woman, 1990-91: A Status Report. New York: W.W. Norton.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1991). Federal Homeless Social Policies for the 1990s. Housing Policy Debate, 2(3), 1057-1093.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1992). Homelessness and the Low Income Housing Crisis. Journal of Sociology and Public Welfare, 19(4).
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1992). The Widening Gap: Housing Needs of Low Income Families Findings from the American Housing Survey 1989. Washington, D.C.: Low Income Housing Information Service.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1992). The Widening Gap Sourcebook: A Collection of Graphs on the Housing Needs of Low Income Families. Washington, D.C.: Low Income Housing Information Service.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1993). At a Snail’s Pace FY1994. Washington, D.C.: Low Income Housing Information Service.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1993). Low Income Housing The Affordability Crisis. Network Connections, July/August, 3-5.
  • Dolbeare,C.N. (1993). The Widening Gap Sourcebook. Washington, D.C.: Low Income Housing Information Service.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1996). Housing at a Snail’s Pace The Federal Housing Budget: 1978-1997. Washington, D.C.: Low Income Housing Information Service.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1996). Housing Policy: A General Consideration. In J. Baumohl (Ed.), Homelessness in America. (pp. 34-45). Phoenix: Oryx Press.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1996). The State of the Nation’s Rural Housing in 1996. Washington, D.C.: Housing Assistance Council.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1998). Housing Budget Trends. Round-Up, 184.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1998). Tax Expenditures. In W. van Vliet (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Housing. (pp. 575-577). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (1999). Conditions and Trends in Rural Housing. In J.N. Belden & R.J. Wiener (Eds.), Housing in Rural America: Building Affordable and Inclusive Communities. (pp. 13-26). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (2001). Changing Priorities: The Federal Budget and Housing Assistance, 1976-2002. Washington, D.C.: National Low Income Housing Coalition.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (2001). Housing Affordability: Challenge and Context. Cityscape, 5(2), 111-130.
  • Dolbeare, C.N., personal communication, March 10, 2001 Memo For: Interested Parties.
  • Dolbeare, C.N., personal communication, March 10, 2001 Memo For: Interested Parties.
  • Dolbeare, C.N., personal communication, April 23, 2001 Memo For: Interested Parties. 

  • Dolbeare, C.N., personal communication, September 8, 2001 Memo For: Interested Parties.
  • Dolbeare, C.N. (2004). Comment on Michael A. Stegman, Walter R. Davis, and Roberto Quercia’s “The Earned Income Tax Credit as an Instrument of Housing Policy”. Housing Policy Debate, 15(2), 261-277.
  • Dolbeare, C.N., & McGowan, S.S. (2003). Affordable Rental Housing and the American Dream: The Role for Foundations. Washington, D.C.: Neighborhood Funders Group.
  • Alker, J. & Dolbeare, C.N. (1990). The Closing Door: Economic Causes of Homelessness. Washington, D.C.: National Coalition for the Homeless.
  • Benedict, E., Pandya, A., Belanger, M., Henderson, W. & Dolbeare, C.N. (1986). The Hands That Feed Us: Undocumented Farmworkers in Florida. Washington, D.C.: American Civil Liberties Union.
  • Canales, J. & Dolbeare, C.N. (1988). The Hispanic Housing Crisis. Washington, D.C.: National Council of La Raza.
  • Farr, N. & Dolbeare, C.N. (1996). Childhood Lead Poisoning: Solving a Health and Housing Problem. Cityscape, 2(3), 167-181.
  • Lazere, E.B., Leonard, P.A., Dolbeare, C.N., & Zigas, B. (1991). A Place to Call Home: The Low Income Housing Crisis Continues. Washington, D.C.: Center for Budget and Policy Priorities/Low Income Housing Information Service.
  • Leonard, P.A., Dolbeare, C.N., & Lazere, E.B. (1989). A Place to Call Home: The Crisis in Housing for the Poor. Washington, D.C.: Center for Budget and Policy Priorities/Low Income Housing Information Service.
  • Strauss, L. & Dolbeare, C.N. (1997). Rural Housing and Welfare Reform. Washington, D.C.: Housing Assistance Council.