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Arc of Justice, directed and produced by Helen S. Cohen and Mark Lipman. Open Studio Productions, 2016, 22 minutes. Price varies for home and institutional use. Purchase the DVD at

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Think Scattered Site Rehab Is Too Expensive? Think Again.

Vacant properties are so persistent in part because it’s too expensive to do anything with them. At least that’s the assumption. It’s much simpler, goes this reasoning, and more cost-effective, to construct and manage a new multifamily building than to try to rehab and manage single-family homes spread over a wide area. But what if that’s just not true?

Karen Black  ·  October 3, 2016


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Ghost Ship Is Our Field’s Triangle Factory Fire

  It’s usually hard to distinguish a victim of gentrification. Many people have a…

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