Cities, housing and profits

flat break-up and the decline of private renting
  • 297 Pages
  • 3.85 MB
  • English
Hutchinson , London
Housing -- England -- London., Condominiums -- Conve
StatementChris Hamnett and Bill Randolph.
ContributionsRandolph, Bill.
LC ClassificationsHD7334.L6
The Physical Object
Pagination297 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20821612M
ISBN 100091732352

The break up of London's mansion blocks provides the case study material for "Cities, Housing and Profits". The search for private profit has fuelled the transformation of the London housing market and the book documents and explores why this change is occurring and why flats which were previously rented are being sold for owner : Chris Hamnett, Bill Randolph.

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Subjects: Housing. Citation Robertson D () Book Review: Cities, Housing and Profits: Flat Break-up and the Decline of Private Renting. Review of: Cities, Housing and Profits: Flat Break-up and the Decline of Private Renting, Chris Hamnett and Bill Randolph, London: Hutchinson,pp.

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ISBN He is the author of four books, including Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, which won the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, and Carnegie Medal, and PEN / John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction.

The principal investigator of The Eviction Lab, Desmond’s research focuses on poverty in America, city life, housing insecurity, public policy, racial inequality, and Cited by:   Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, by Matthew Desmond, is a landmark work, an utterly compelling narrative that puts human faces on a modern American crisis.

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In the s and ‘30s, rent for dilapidated housing in the black ghettos of Milwaukee and Philadelphia and other northern cities exceeded that for better housing in white neighborhoods.

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As late asrent in major cities was higher for blacks than for whites in similar accommodations. book to examine broad national trends in the privately-owned housing sector.

The impact of profiteering in the private sector on low-income families is demonstrated by the fact that evictions are now common in large- and medium-sized cities across the US.

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An in-person survey of 1, households in Milwaukee designed to collect new data related to housing, poverty, and urban life. Desmond discusses this survey and its results on pages in the : Lucretia McCulley.

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But Desmond’s new book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, demonstrates that this phenomenon has become devastatingly common, wracking whole neighborhoods and destabilizing poor Author: Jake Blumgart.

"The book makes a strong case that giving so much power to profit-driven industries doomed the program's goals from the start, and there are clear parallels to the later subprime mortgage crisis of the s. Race for Profit is an important addition to the literature on predatory lending and housing discrimination, as well as a valuable warning." “Evicted is that rare book that both enlightens and serves as an urgent call for action.” —William Julius Wilson, Lewis P.

and Linda L. Geyser University Professor, Harvard University, and author of When Work Disappears “This sensitive, achingly beautiful ethnography should refocus our understanding of. CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG EVICTED BOOK CLUB STUDY GUIDE │#EvictedCLT 1 ABOUT THE STUDY GUIDE This study guide is intended to be used by book clubs in Charlotte-Mecklenburg reading the book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond.

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Matthew Desmond’s new book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City While Desmond shadowed both white and black families, his in-person research and later surveys show that, among Milwaukee renters, 1 in 5 black women reported having been evicted as adults, compared to 1 in 12 Hispanic women and 1 in 15 white women.

Please note that I still give the book 4 stars.

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Its significant defects in reporting on the “profit” aspect of its subtitle are outweighed by the important and detailed research on the effects of eviction in creating and perpetuating poverty. A better and expanded housing voucher program for low income tenants is /5. In his new book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Matthew Desmond, a sociologist at Harvard and McArthur Genius grant recipient, follows Author: Gillian B.

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About Evicted. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • NAMED ONE OF TIME’S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE • One of the most acclaimed books of our time, this modern classic “has set a new standard for reporting on poverty” (Barbara Ehrenreich, The New York Times Book Review).

In Evicted, Princeton sociologist and. "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City" (Crown) makes this research come alive through the stories of eight Milwaukee families, black .NON PROFIT HOUSING WITH REVENUES.

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