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How housing policy over the last century has made Pittsburgh what it is today

Monday, May 29, 2017
Posted in: History,Housing,Reports and Research

How housing policy over the last century has made Pittsburgh what it is today from the New Pittsburgh Courier
“To understand the present, we need to know the past.  Pittsburgh’s neighborhoods have been designed, shaped and defined by their past. As we move through Pittsburgh, we are surrounded by the visions of generations of politicians, planners and investors who have shaped this city for better and worse. Our communities are a product of their careful planning and execution but also their shortcomings and biases. Housing policies of the past dictated what homes were built where, who could live in what community and how affordable the housing was, is and will be.”

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