Review of Public Housing: The Way of the Future?
The article is informative providing the history, present and the future state of the public housing sector. The use of authoritative quotes from different articles and economists gives this article credibility. The use of an abstract provides the reader with a snippet of what is covered by the report, hence making it easy to read and understand even before you read the whole paper. In addition, this paper is long enough and covers most of the issues in the housing sector. The style of writing is friendly and easy to follow, making it an interesting article for any audience –whether experts in the field or novices.
However, there are some issues with formatting, in-text citation, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and style. Starting with formatting, the paper is not written in any specific formatting and citation style. The paper does not have page numbers, headers and/or footers, and title page. There are problems with in-text citation that have been highlighted in the original article. Issues related to grammar include wordiness, use of passive voice and incorrect use of prepositions. All these have been highlighted in the original article submitted together with this review. Issues relating with punctuation, sentence structure and style have also been highlighted in the original article.
In conclusion, the author can improve on this article by cited properly using either APA or MLA citation styles. The author can also improve by eliminating excessive use of passive voice, and writing well-structured sentences. However, the paper is very informative, and I have learnt a lot about the public housing sector in United States.
Review of Housing Choice Voucher Program
The article introduces the subject in a seamless manner ensuring that the reader understands the circumstances under which it is written. This allows the reader, to understand the importance of the subject and the thesis statement. It starts with an introduction where the thesis statement is introduced. The body constitutes of the history of public housing voucher program, it’s founding, goals and target population, contrary effects of the program, and the conclusion. It is well formatted using the MLA style. The in-text citation is done properly giving credibility to the article. The style is friendly making the article easy to read and understand. In addition, the use of pictures pie-charts and bar-graphs makes it easy to grasp the concepts being addressed. The article is also long enough to deal with all the issues required.
The article has, however, some errors that could have been avoided by the author. There are grammatical errors, problems with punctuation, wordiness, and passive voice. Repetition of words, as highlighted on the original article, makes the reader get a feeling that the article was not proofread. In addition, there are numerous issues related to punctuation. These instances have been highlighted on the original article. The “work cited” page is not formatted in accordance with the MLA citation criteria. The title of the page is “References” instead of “Work Cited” and the references are not indented as is required.
In conclusion, this article is sufficiently articulated providing the information required. However, the mistakes found could have been avoided by proofreading. Therefore, there is room for improvement for this author. The work is informative, and I have learnt a lot about public housing voucher program.