People or Place?

Revisiting the Who Versus the Where of Urban Development

One of the longest standing debates in community economic development is between “place-based” and “people-based” approaches to combating poverty, housing affordability, chronic unemployment, and community decline. Should help go to distressed places or distressed people?

Community Development, Community Land Trusts, Economic Development, Housing, Infrastructure, Land Value, Poverty, Spatial Mismatch, Urban Revitalization, Zoning

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