Understanding Social Networks In Frazier Courts HOPE VI Development

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Title: Understanding Social Networks In Frazier Courts HOPE VI Development
Author: Buentello, Christopher
Abstract: The HOPE VI program enacted in 1992 represented a shift in public housing by addressing resident's needs through physical design improvements , self -sufficiency programs , and the deconcentration of poverty . Funding through HOPE VI allowed local housing authorities to demolish deteriorated public housing units and replace them with new income -inclusive housing units . The "hope" would be that low income residents would interact with middle income residents to access resources that are normally beyond the reach of low income individuals . This assumes of course that residents will interact amongst each other . Therefore , I conducted a survey of residents at Dallas' Frazier Courts to understand the type and utilization of social interaction within the development . Unfortunately , the results indicated that there is little or no interaction among residents and concerns with safety and management of the development itself .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /5494
Date: 2011-03-03

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Understanding Social Networks In Frazier Courts HOPE VI Development. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /5494 .

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