Millions of families of limited means have had the experience of living in public housing. The effort to improve housing conditions, which started when large numbers of immigrants began to stream into America's large cities, had complex and often unforeseen impacts on those who live in "the projects". Explore the history and current state of public housing through this list.
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Random Family
Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx
Book - 2004
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House by House, Block by Block
The Rebirth of America's Urban Neighborhoods
Book - 2003
The Pruitt-Igoe Myth
DVD - 2012
Gang Leader for A Day
A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets
Book - 2008
Climbing Mount Laurel
The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in An American Suburb
eBook - 2013
American Project
The Rise and Fall of A Modern Ghetto
Book - 2000
From the Puritans to the Projects
Public Housing and Public Neighbors
Book - 2000
Hanging in There: Life in public housing
Web Resource
Hosted by website Narratively, Rico “Superbizzee” Washington and Shino Yanagawa document the memories of people who grew up in the projects. Hosted by website Narratively, Rico “Superbizzee” Washington and Shino Yanagawa document the memories of people who grew up in the projects. Show less
Fire in the Ashes
Twenty-five Years Among the Poorest Children in America
Book - 2012
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