How We’re Over-Hyping America’s Urban Comeback

Fool For The City: How We’re Over-Hyping America’s Urban Comeback

Jacob Anbinder’s (The Week) conclusion:

Because for all the hype about America’s urban comeback, it’s clear that the comeback isn’t happening everywhere. It’s a complicated equation that determines where job growth occurs. And much of it remains unsolved.

And that’s the rub…

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan Discusses End To Homelessness

The Homeless

Secretary for Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan discussed homelessness in America on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Monday 5 February 2012.

Please watch the two segments as Shaun explains the recent successes in the Obama administration that will eventually lead to an end to homelessness by 2015. As daunting as this task seems, he stresses that this is wholly achievable. Good luck.

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