Squatters May Actually Help Neighborhoods

Squatters May Actually Help Neighborhoods

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 491 , Segment 4

Episode: Teach for America, Editing our DNA, Modern Chivalry

  • Feb 17, 2017
  • 18:34 mins

Guest: Claire Herbert, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Drexel University The housing and foreclosure crisis that helped cause the Great Recession also plunged many neighborhoods into decline. Homes that have been abandoned by their owners and the bank quickly over grow with weeds; then they become a magnet for thieves, loiterers and worst of all, squatters.

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