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The Seventh Generation : GOP Aims to Shut Out Poor

by Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-New York City) In 1890, Jacob Riis’ groundbreaking book How the Other Half Lives chronicled the lives of..

November 30, 1997

Public Housing Residents Confront Deregulation Strengthening Resident Capacity in New York City

by Victor Bach and Sara Hovde In New York City, public housing tenants stopped a privatization proposal in an unprecedented mobilization..

November 30, 1997

It’s not the Housing, It’s the People

by Tom Angotti A Response to Timothy Ross It’s not the housing, Mr. Ross, it’s the people. They don’t care what kind of..

November 30, 1997

Public Housing Tenants Confront Deregulation Lessons from New Zealand

by Jacqueline Leavitt In New Zealand, there is no nonprofit third sector between public housing and the market. Tenants are organizing to..

November 30, 1997

It’s Housing, Not Public Housing

By Timothy Ross Progressives face a dilemma in thinking about public housing. Many progressives support public housing because it helps low..

November 30, 1997

November/December 1997 Public Housing

Column The Seventh Generation: GOP Aims to Shut Out Poor  by Rep. Nydia Velazquez Feature Public Housing Tenants Confront Degegulation..

November 30, 1997
Review : Asphalt Nation

Review : Asphalt Nation

Asphalt Nation How the Automobile Took Over America and How We Can Take it Back by Jane Holtz Kay New York: Random House, 1997.US $32.95..

September 30, 1997

East St. Louis Puts Transportation Planners On the Right Track

by Patricia Nolan  In 1993, St. Louis launched its 18-mile regional light rail system, named MetroLink, which has since become a..

September 30, 1997

Making Tracks for Justice The Fight for Fair Transportation and Economic Development in Milwaukee

by John Anner “What this fight is really about,” James Morris says suddenly, in the middle of a discussion about transportation..

September 30, 1997

Are We There Yet? Is There REAL Public Participation Under ISTEA?

by Lisa Schreibman Federal rules require public involvement in transportation planning. So far, it looks like we have another participation..

September 30, 1997
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