Undermining housing affordability for New York’s low-income households: The role of policy reform and rental sector restructuring

@article{Kadi2016UnderminingHA,
  title={Undermining housing affordability for New York’s low-income households: The role of policy reform and rental sector restructuring},
  author={J. Kadi and R. Ronald},
  journal={Critical Social Policy},
  year={2016},
  volume={36},
  pages={265 - 288}
}
While public programmes, rent controls and subsidy schemes have not resolved New York’s historic and long-standing housing crisis, they have been important in dampening the housing problems of low-income New Yorkers. Along with an encroaching neo-liberal hegemony, however, since the 1990s redistributive policies have come under growing pressure. This article focuses on the neo-liberal restructuring of the city’s rental market and the effects on housing affordability. First, we outline the most… Expand
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