What Do We Know About Public Housing in America?

A research symposium sponsored by the Graduate Program in City and Regional Planning University of Memphis.

The Graduate Program in City and Regional Planning at the University of Memphis will hold a research symposium entitled “What Do We Know

About Public Housing in America?” this Wednesday, October 10, 2012, from 2:00pm-4:00pm at the University of Memphis the River Room located on the third floor of the University Center. The symposium will feature four national housing experts who will shed some research-based light on what we know about public housing in the United States today.

The research symposium will be web-based featuring the following experts:

  • Edward Goetz, Professor, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute for Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, author of “Clearing the Way: Deconcentrating the Poor inAmerica,” (2003, Urban Institute Press)
  • Anne B. Shlay, Professor, Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University, author of”Low-Income Homeownership in America: Dream or Delusion,” (2006, Urban Affairs)
  • James Fraser, Associate Professor, Department of Human and Community Development, Vanderbilt University, author of “Can Mixed income Housing Ameliorate Poverty?”(2006, Geography Compass)
  • Rachel Bratt, Professor, Environmental Policy and Planning, Tufts University, author of Rebuilding a Low-Income Housing Strategy and Critical Perspectives on Housing Policy

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