ERIC Number: EJ1092768
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
Post-Recession Housing Crisis on Staten Island
Lo Re, Mary L.
Metropolitan Universities, v25 n2 p107-126 2014
This paper investigates the experience of Staten Island's diverse urban communities with limited financial resources regarding access to affordable housing after the 2008 economic downturn. It details a successful partnership in researching the challenges faced in these communities and offers recommendations for the targeting of resources to maximize community benefits. Also highlighted is Wagner College's commitment in connecting its academic offerings to urban challenges and in showing students how their studies support the local community's economic development.
Descriptors: Housing Needs, Urban Population, Community Study, Financial Problems, Economic Impact, Partnerships in Education, Community Benefits, Citizenship Education, Service Learning, Enrichment Activities, Student Research, Guidelines, Course Evaluation, Course Descriptions, Peer Evaluation, College Programs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New York