Crossing Muddy Waters By Trisha Miller
The impact of segregation endures in a Mississippi coast town, where an African-American community is working to protect its environment, housing and history.
Gentrification and Resistance in New York City By Kathe Newman and Elvin Wyly
Three recent studies imply that gentrification does not cause displacement. Not so, contend our authors, and they show what it takes to help people stay when the community improves.
The Promise and Challenges of Co-ops By Susan Saegert, Lymari Benitez, Efrat Eisenberg, Melissa Extein, Tsai-shiou Hsieh and Chung Chang
Limited-equity cooperatives have become a bulwark against a raging real estate market in midtown Manhattan, thanks to residents’ commitment to work together.
A Reality Check for Housing Affordability Advocates By Rachel Drew
The State of the Nation’s Housing 2005 report shows that middle-income families are beginning to face the kind of housing problems only the poor used to have. Is it a housing crisis yet?