Golden Gates

Golden Gates

Fighting for Housing in America

Book - 2020
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Conor Dougherty chronicles America's housing crisis from its West Coast epicenter, peeling back the decades of history and economic forces that brought us here and taking readers inside the activist uprisings that have risen in tandem with housing costs. To tell this new story of housing, Dougherty follows a struggling math teacher who builds a political movement dedicated to ending single-family-house neighborhoods. A teenage girl who leads her apartment complex against their rent-raising landlord. A nun who tries to outmaneuver private equity investors by amassing a multimillion-dollar portfolio of affordable homes. A suburban bereaucrat who roguishly embraces density in response to the threat of climate change. A developer who manufactures housing for the homeless on an assembly line.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2020
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9780525560210
0525560211
Branch Call Number: 363.5097946 D73g
Characteristics: xvi, 269 pages ; 25 cm

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