Housing and Neighbourhood Challenges of Refugee Resettlement in Declining Inner City Neighbourhoods: A Winnipeg Case Study

  title={Housing and Neighbourhood Challenges of Refugee Resettlement in Declining Inner City Neighbourhoods: A Winnipeg Case Study},
  author={Tom Carter and John Morton Osborne},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant \& Refugee Studies},
  pages={308 - 327}
Most refugees arriving in Winnipeg settle in the inner city, an area of substantive urban decline. The attraction of the area is the affordable, but poor quality, housing and proximity of service agencies. The area is characterized by unemployment, poverty, crime, and safety issues. It is also the destination of a significant influx of Aboriginal people, also seeking affordable housing and services. This study tracks refugee households over a three-year period, documents trajectories in labour… Expand
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