Demolition privilege: another perverse effect of a mostly privatized housing authority

It’s not news that the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) has been reducing its public housing stock since the 1990s. However, recent inspections of public housing sites show that PHA doesn’t demolish the complexes in the worst condition first. That’s at least kind of news. Government authorities since Nixon have rebuked public housing as an antiquated, ineffective counteraction to Read More …