What did two decades of HOPE VI mixed-income redevelopment produce? Confirmations, new insights and future implications

Taryn H Gress, Mark L Joseph, Seungjong Cho

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Abstract

As HUD advances its mission to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and high-quality, affordable homes for all, the promotion of mixed-income communities has become a core strategy. Across the United States, local governments and private developers are increasingly turning to mixed-income development as an approach to deconcentrate poverty and revitalize urban neighborhoods. With the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative, launched in 2010, the federal government extended its commitment to supporting the mixed-income approach to public housing transformation first implemented through the HOPE VI initiative in the mid-1990s. A comprehensive analysis of mixed-income units produced through the $6 billion HOPE VI program has not yet been undertaken, however. Using HOPE VI grantee quarterly report data from 1993–2014, we analyze the income and tenure mix of housing units that have been produced through the HOPE VI program as follows:<br><br>- Examine variations by factors su
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-212
JournalCityscape
StatePublished - 2019

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