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Selling Off Public Housing: PETRA and the Neoliberal Agenda - Alarm, Debate and Confusion over Obama Administration Public Housing Policy

Author(s)
Progressive Planning Magazine
Publication Date
November, 2010
Description

The Preservation Enhancement and Transformation of Rental Assistance Act of 2010 (PETRA), now known as the Rental Housing Revitalization Act of 2010 (or PETRA III), is the subject of a feature story in the Fall 2010 issue of Progressive Planning Magazine (P.P.M.), the key publication of the Planners Network.

Highly-respected U.S. planners and P.P.M. editors – Tom Angotti of Hunter College in New York City and Marie Kennedy of University of Massachusetts in Boston take a look at the on-going debate and strongly warn that this is a watershed moment in neoliberal politics that we should not and cannot take lightly.  Read it at plannersnetwork.org:

Selling Off Public Housing: PETRA and the Neoliberal Agenda

Alarm, Debate and Confusion over Obama Administration Public Housing Policy