Kenneth A. Stahl's scientific contributions

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The creation of diverse and inclusive communities has long been one of American housing policy's most important commitments. The United States Supreme Court recently reaffirmed this commitment in an important decision that interpreted the federal Fair Housing Act to require that municipalities avoid housing policies with a discriminatory impact on...

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... 'Poor doors' is activist shorthand for the separate entrances that residents of affordable housing units must use in an apartment block which predominantly contains high-end apartments and a 'posh door' for wealthy tenants or flat owners. Depending on the housing system, various reasons for putting poor doors in an apartment building exist (Schindler, 2015;Arpey, 2017;Stahl, 2017). The basic rationale, however, relates to the pressure on developers and investors to provide a number of affordable or social housing units in a building where the tenants or condo owners of market-rated flats pay substantial fees for high-end opulence: 24/7 concierge and security services, rooftop swimming pools, fitness rooms, saunas, aroma management, and many other amenities not included in social housing projects. ...