Housing, Poverty, and the Law

  title={Housing, Poverty, and the Law},
  author={Matthew Desmond and Monica C. Bell},
  journal={Annual Review of Law and Social Science},
Throughout much of the late twentieth century, social scientists and legal scholars focused considerable attention on low-income housing and landlord-tenant law. In recent years, however, interest in housing has waned, leaving many questions fundamental to the poverty debate unanswered. This article calls for a renewed focus on housing, law, and poverty, with particular attention to the housing sector where most low-income families live, unassisted: the private rental market. Surveying social… Expand
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  • 2018
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