Ill Literacy, Episode 43: The Poor Side of Town (Guest: Howard Husock)
In Episode 43 of Ill Literacy, Tim Benson talks with Howard Husock, author of “The Poor Side of Town: And Why We Need It.”
Heartland’s Tim Benson is joined by the American Enterprise Institute’s Howard Husock to discuss his new book, The Poor Side of Town: And Why We Need It. They discuss over a century of housing policy and how well-intentioned progressives have destroyed poor, yet vibrant, self-sufficient neighborhoods. They also talk about a way forward and what “unreformers” can do to strengthen poor neighborhoods and help residents there build the financial assets necessary to move on.
Get the book here: https://www.encounterbooks.com/books/poor-side-town/
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