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Frank I. Michelman, The Advent of a Right to Housing: A Current Appraisal, 5 Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. 207 (1970).

Abstract: As new constitutional doctrines are developed to guarantee individuals various minima of existence, housing-- which was called a "necessity of life" by the Supreme Court as early as 1921--is being subjected to increasing legal scrutiny. Professor Michelman sketches the panoply of housing rights which seem to be emerging from court and administrative decisions, noting the likelihood of each right and the possible implications.