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The St Louis Contrarian

Providing Independent and Intelligent Insight on St. Louis Public Policy Issues

Archive for the tag “new york times”

Booker Proposes Rental Tax Credit

www.nytimes.com/2019/06/05/us/politics/booker-renters-credit.html

How will he pay for it. Also his program does not have income restrictions. Credit should only be for low and moderate income households

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Big nursing home operator foreclosed on by Hud

www.nytimes.com/2019/05/31/business/nursing-homes-mortgage-hud.html

this is a big hit to HUDs nursing home program. I have always felt the program has been valuable because private lenders backed off making these loans. Written by Paul Dribin

Progressives Get in the Way of Affordable Housing

www.nytimes.com/2019/05/22/opinion/california-housing-nimby.html

A good article from NYT. It is my contention that all the special rules including historic preservation also get in the way of affordable housing.

Chicago combines libraries with affordable housing

www.nytimes.com/2019/05/15/arts/design/chicago-public-housing.html

seems like a great idea

Increasingly Whites are moving to Historically Black Neighborhoods

www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/04/27/upshot/diversity-housing-maps-raleigh-gentrification.html

An interesting article from the New York Times. Sort of a form of gentrification. Values will increase which is good for residents but historic nature of neighborhoods will change. We are seeing some of this in north Webster Groves. Written by Paul Dribin

Government Shutdown Hurting Low Income Housing Programs

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Article is from The New York Times

Urban Parks

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A good New York Times article about a new urban park in Tulsa funded by a billionaire. Can parks bring urban peace and development?

Can Affordable Housing Development Lead to Gentrification

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An interesting article from the Times. A New York City neighborhood builds more mixed income housing in an effort to increase affordable housing. Some neighborhood residents complain they will be pushed out. There do not seem to be any good answers. Written by Paul Dribin

Negative Attitudes Toward Welfare

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An interesting article in the New York Times that use of government programs has risen but people hate the term welfare.

Trump administration doing nothing to increase affordable housing

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an excellent article from New York Times

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