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  • US housing crunch: The price isn’t right

    The Christian Science Monitor - 04/24/2016

    Such inequality is indicative of populations at the extreme edges of the wealth spectrum: the very rich who can afford market-rate prices and the very poor who qualify for government housing, says Barry Bluestone, a professor of public policy and urban affairs at Northeastern University in Boston. “Everybody in between is being squeezed, and what you get is this tremendous inequality,” he says. “The problem with that is a city of the haves and have-nots is not the kind of city that I would like to live in.”

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