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Golden gates : fighting for housing in America / Conor Dougherty.

Dougherty, Conor, (author.).

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Summary:

"Cities are the engines of economic progress and the places that give birth to ideas that shape our lives. For generations, arriving in a major city was the first step toward the American Dream. But as housing costs skyrocket in job-rich cities across the nation, that door to opportunity is swinging shut. No place has felt this more acutely than the San Francisco Bay Area, where the mansions of tech billionaires stand streets away from encampments of cardboard. With riveting block-by-block reporting, New York Times reporter Conor Dougherty parses the history and economic forces that underlie the crisis from its epicenter. As rising rents and home prices have spread across the country, massive movements against single-family zoning and for tenants' rights have followed"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library 363.50979 D744 (Text) 37801000668358 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 06/04/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525560210
  • ISBN: 0525560211
  • Physical Description: xvi, 269 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2020.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [243]-360) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Cities are the engines of economic progress and the places that give birth to ideas that shape our lives. For generations, arriving in a major city was the first step toward the American Dream. But as housing costs skyrocket in job-rich cities across the nation, that door to opportunity is swinging shut. No place has felt this more acutely than the San Francisco Bay Area, where the mansions of tech billionaires stand streets away from encampments of cardboard. With riveting block-by-block reporting, New York Times reporter Conor Dougherty parses the history and economic forces that underlie the crisis from its epicenter. As rising rents and home prices have spread across the country, massive movements against single-family zoning and for tenants' rights have followed"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Housing > California > San Francisco.
Working class > Housing > California > San Francisco.
Zoning > California > San Francisco.
City planning > California > San Francisco.

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