Re-housing the poor in their original neighborhoods

Washington’s Grand Experiment to Rehouse the Poor
Erik Eckholm
March 21, 2008
New York Times
Citing a “moral goal”,the District of Columbia is preserving low-income housing by replacing dangerous projects with new communities that mix the poor with higher income residents.

For more information on the HOPE VI, program, see:

Popkin, Susan, Bruce Katz, Mary Cunningham, Karen Brown, Jeremy Gustafson, and Margery Turner. 2004. “A Decade of HOPE VI : Research Findings and Policy Challenges.” Urban Institute: Washington, D.C.

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