Gentrifying a public housing neighborhood

David Brancaccio Feb 8, 2016
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Gentrifying a public housing neighborhood

David Brancaccio Feb 8, 2016
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What if you could sell chunks of land set aside for public housing and let developers mix in regular housing and stores? New York City wants try this formula to raise money for public housing and to create jobs for residents.  

From time to time, we check in with Ariella Cohen, editor in chief of the publication Next City, about cities as policy laboratories. This time, she joins us to talk about gentrifying a public housing neighborhood.

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