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Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Molly W. Metzger and Henry S. Webber

Abstract

Marking 50 years since the passage of the Fair Housing and Civil Rights Acts, this collection both builds on and departs from two generations of scholarship on urban development and inequality. The volume’s contributors provide historical context for patterns of segregation in the United States and present arguments for bold new policy actions ranging from the local to the national. Evidence for the negative effects of segregation and concentrated poverty in America’s cities now exists in abundance. Poor and underrepresented communities in segregated urban housing markets suffer diminished out ... More

Keywords: Civil Rights Act, Fair Housing Act, community development, Community Reinvestment Act, education triage, housing choice voucher, Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, mixed-income development, segregation, tax increment financing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190862305
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190862305.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Molly W. Metzger, editor
Assistant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis

Henry S. Webber, editor
Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration, Washington University in St. Louis