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Facing segregation : housing policy solutions for a stronger society

Molly W. Metzger (Editor), Henry S. Webber (Editor)
Since the passing of the Fair Housing Act, integration by social class has decreased. In Facing Segregation, Metzger and Webber bring together notable scholars to reflect on how to use policy to advance housing justice and show how the power of government can be harnessed to a constructive end.
Print Book, English, 2019
Oxford University Press, New York, NY, 2019
xix, 252 pages : illustration, maps ; 25 cm
9780190862305, 0190862300
Online version:
Part I: Facing the Causes and Consequences of SegregationChapter 1: Segregation: A Threat to Americans' Shared GoalsMolly W. Metzger and Henry S. WebberChapter 2: De Facto Segregation: A National MythRichard RothsteinChapter 3: The Siting Dilemma: Race and the Location of Federal Housing ProjectsLance FreemanChapter 4: The Enduring Significance of SegregationJason Q. PurnellPart II: The Policy AgendaChapter 5: Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing and the Inclusive Communities Project Case: Bringing the Fair Housing Act into the Twenty-First CenturyPhilip D. TegelerChapter 6: Enabling More Families with Housing Vouchers to Access Higher-Opportunity NeighborhoodsBarbara SardChapter 7: The Community Reinvestment Act as a Catalyst for Integration and an Antidote to Concentrated PovertyJohn Taylor and Josh SilverChapter 8: Promoting Poverty Deconcentration and Racial Desegregation Through Mixed-Income DevelopmentMark L. JosephChapter 9: Market-Savvy Housing and Community Development Policy: Grappling with the Equity-Efficiency Trade-OffTodd SwanstromChapter 10: Financing Affordability: Tax Increment Financing and the Potential for Concentrated ReinvestmentSarah L. CoffinChapter 11: Beyond Education Triage: Building Brain Regimes in Metropolitan AmericaWilliam F. Tate IVChapter 12: Concluding Thoughts on an Agenda for Solving SegregationHenry S. Webber and Molly W. Metzger