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"This report shows that the national trend in investor buying of 1-4 unit homes in predominantly Black neighborhoods is most acute in Newark, New Jersey where almost half of all real estate sales were made by institutional buyers. The trend grew out of the foreclosure crisis that wiped out significant middle-class wealth in particular Newark neighborhoods." May 2, 2022
Malina Welman. Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems 53(1), October 2019, pp. 43-87. "In 2017, New Jersey's largest municipality, Newark, made history when its city council passed an inclusionary zoning ordinance requiring, in part, that at least twenty percent of new residential projects be set aside for moderate- and low-income households."
Towers of Frustration [Videorecording].
Washington, D.C., Public Television Library, 1971.
"Focuses on the Stella Wright housing project in Newark, N.J. Explores
the problems confronting residents in many of the country's
large, impersonal and crime-ridden public housing projects." Available?
Newark, Division of Planning and Community Development, January 2009.
"This booklet looks at the most plentiful type of private structure in
Newark, the small multifamily house, and how it connects with the
public spaces of the City." Part of a major rezoning project designed to improve the design quality of new dwellings that get built on the city’s 25’ to 50’ wide lots.
Kathe Newman and Elvin K. Wyly. Housing Studies 19(1), January 2004, 53-83.
Focusing on Newark and its surrounding suburbs, analyses the market penetration of subprime lending institutions, assesses the role of borrower characteristics, and analyses the patterns of mortgage 'pre-foreclosures.' Rutgers-restricted Access
Kathe Newman. Annals of the American Academy of Political & Social Science 594, July 2004, 34-48.
In the 1990s local governments came to recognize the importance of neighborhood revitalization for economic development. Looks at the dynamics of revitalization efforts in two of Newark s poorest neighborhoods, West Side Park and Brick Towers, and community efforts to save Brick Towers. Rutgers-restricted Access
"The New Economy and the City: Foreclosures in Essex County, New Jersey."
Linda Fisher. Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper no. 2284481. June 24, 2013. "This empirical project tests the extent to which bank stalling has contributed to foreclosure delays and property vacancies in Newark, New Jersey."
"To end homelessness, we will transform our homeless response system from one built upon a foundation of emergency and temporary housing to one built upon a foundation of prevention and permanent housing."