Losing Hope

Cohn, Jonathan
May 2005
New Republic;5/23/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 19, p6
Offers a look at a public housing development in Boston, Massachusetts, called Maverick Landing. Statement that Maverick Landing is a mixed-income development; Ability of residents to apply for federal subsidies that would allow them to buy their individual units; Suggestion that it benefits public housing to make residents responsible for their own communities; Statement that Maverick Landing is part of the Hope VI federal housing program; Lack of support for Hope VI from U.S. President George W. Bush; Report that the Maverick Landing development project has brought about redevelopment in that area of Boston.


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