Mixed-income housing policy has been an approach to address the problem of concentrated poverty since the 1990s. The idea of income mix in housing is founded on the proposition that economic opportunities of the poor can be expanded through the increasing of their social capital. The current in-depth case study of Vineyard Estates, a mixed-income housing development in Phoenix, AZ tests a hypothesis that low-income people improve their chances of upward social mobility by building ties with more affluent residents within the development.
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- Partial requirement for: M.U.E.P., Arizona State University, 2013Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 110-113)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Urban and environmental planning