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Nonprofit housing dispersal strategies to help the homeless can increase quality of life when placed in diverse and more affluent communities

Palmer, Geraldine (2016) Nonprofit housing dispersal strategies to help the homeless can increase quality of life when placed in diverse and more affluent communities. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (09 Dec 2016). Website.

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Abstract

Where we live can have a huge influence on our social and economic wellbeing – but what happens when that housing is precarious? In new research, Geraldine Palmer examines housing dispersal strategies – historically used to improve the quality of life for public housing residents – by nonprofit providers to address homelessness. She finds that the built environment (in the form of specific buildings) is key in determining social and economic integration as is income and having a sense of community,

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Authors, USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog, The London School of Economics and Political Science © CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2017 11:11
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2020 23:28
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/69311

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