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Sector theory by Homer hoyt

The ‘Sector Theory’ of urban landuse was propounded by American land Economist Homer Hoyt in 1939. His ideas were first published in 1939 by United States Federal Housing Administration and entitles “the structure and growth of residential neighborhoods in American cities (Washington). Although M.R. Davie put forward similar views about the same time but Hoyt is considered as the propounded of sector theory. Hoyt had conducted factual examination of residential rent patterns in twenty-five cities of U.S.A. According to Hoyt there are five types of landuse zones in the cities.

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