Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Climbing Mount Laurel

Looking at Mount Laurel, New Jersey, which has become synonymous with the debate over affordable housing policy designed to create economically integrated communities, assesses the consequences for the surrounding neighborhoods, proving that the building of affordable housing projects is an efficacious, cost-effective approach to integration and improving the lives of the poor, with reasonable cost and no drawbacks for the community at large. Read more.