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The Doomed 1970s Plan to Desegregate New York's Suburbs

Lizabeth Cohen from Bloomberg CityLab


A plan forged in New York City suburbs in the 1970s addressed urban renewal and income inequality by creating low-income housing dwellings in nine separate towns outside of the city. Though the "Fair Share" program faced long-lasting criticism and ultimately failed, housing experts and developers still learn from the failed plan as they work toward urban renewal in the 21st century.



https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-21/why-fair-share-housing-failed-in-1970s-suburbia



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