Assessing the Concept of Poverty Concentration in HOPE VI.

Welch, Meghan.


  • Abstract: This thesis examines the theory and application of poverty concentration and deconcentration within public housing's HOPE VI program. Negative resident behaviors, such as crime, unemployment, low education attainment and teenage pregnancy are posited to be symptoms of "poverty concentration" or the grouping of low-income people in public housing. Poverty concentration, along with other p... read more
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