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A new approach to public housing
Since 1996, a federal demonstration project called Moving to Work has shown that if public housing agencies are permitted to merge funds from various programs and are exempted from most regulations, they can administer housing programs better.
No more a slumlord?
San Francisco’s new model for mixed-income housing: HOPE SF
Blowing it up and knocking it down: the effect of demolishing high concentration public housing on crime
Despite popular accounts that link public housing demolitions to spatial redistribution of crime, and possible increases in crime, little systematic research has analyzed the neighborhood or citywide impact of demolitions on crime. In Chicago, which has conducted the largest public housing demolition program in the United States, I find that public housing demolitions are associated with a 10 percent to 20 percent reduction in murder, assault, and robbery in neighborhoods where the demolitions occurred. Furthermore, violent crime rates fell by about the same amount in neighborhoods that ...