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Matthew Desmond
Urban Sociologist , Author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. Help fight evictions at .
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Harvard JCHS Jun 20
INTERACTIVE DATA: Across the US, metros are adding high-rent units and losing low-rent units at an alarming rate.
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Matthew Desmond Jun 21
Thank you, and Kim Shayo Buchanan, for this thoughtful and necessary piece on Charleena Lyles
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Xavier Briggs Jun 20
Courageous & vital -- We led the Wisconsin Senate. Now we’re fighting gerrymandering in our state.
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Susan Popkin Jun 20
But proposed cuts to could send public housing back to the 1980s via
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Dawveed Scully Jun 20
Replying to @just_shelter
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Matthew Desmond Jun 20
Replying to @dawveedscully
Many thanks!
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Rentonomics Jun 19
In California, it takes a minimum wage worker 92 hrs/week to earn enough to afford a 1BR apt. In Virginia, it takes 109 hrs
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Matthew Desmond Jun 20
Replying to @dawveedscully
Can you say more?
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Matthew Desmond Jun 20
Thread - this is a common scenario for London's poor: being relocated far outside if the city, away from jobs and urban life
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Matthew Desmond Jun 19
What's your American Dream Score?
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Clint Smith Jun 19
Spent Juneteenth rereading ads taken out by formerly enslaved ppl searching for their family. Freedom was often accompanied by so much grief
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JustFixNYC Jun 19
We've been challenged by to raise $5k by 6/30! Please donate to help New Yorkers !
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SR Adequate Housing Jun 19
Mumbai- Housing as commodity led 2 soaring prices 4 real estate, creating pattern of exclusion 4 poor
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John Henneberger Jun 16
In Dallas, Austin, Houston, San Antonio at least 1/5 of residents now live in concentrated poverty and growing.
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Poverty & Inequality Jun 16
71% of white families own their home. Compared with 41% of black, 45% of Hispanic families
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Poverty & Inequality Jun 16
Our State of The Union report details racial and ethnic disparities that persist in the U.S.
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Poverty & Inequality Jun 16
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CNN Breaking News Jun 16
One-third of American households are paying more for housing than they can afford, report shows
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Harvard JCHS Jun 16
Staggering: Over 11 million spent more than 50 percent of their income on housing last year.
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Matthew Desmond Jun 16
State of the Union - Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality
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