Gaudio and Drechsler provide raw access to the favelas, barriadas, slums, and squatter settlements, which are all different names for the same thing: the impoverished human response to overcrowding in South America.
To see the difference, Public Source is where real journalism happens.
How do you deal with some of the problems that come along with pockets of economic segregation that do have a racial component, especially when we don’t provide the public goods to properly support those neighborhoods?
Progress in the affordable housing battle throughout the region should not be measured only by numbers of units, but who it serves.
A city employee needs a housing voucher to survive, and still cannot find safe, affordable housing for herself and her three children.
“I’m asking the women on this board. We need five votes to make this happen. It’s about homes. Where do you stand?”
The eviction of hundreds of impoverished people and the physical eradication of three massive buildings is an enormous undertaking.
Pretending to be a writer is hard work, and I’ve been at it for a long six months. Or somewhere between six months and five years, to be precise. Perhaps you too have considered a mid-career change. Is it time to chart a new course? Is the razzle-dazzle life of a...
[Photo: Real Estate #22, Michael Goodin, Flickr] Continued from Part Three... The belief that Pittsburgh has an abundance of affordable housing is widespread, bordering on commonplace, especially amongst those I talked to who are not personally affected by whether...