More Than Shelter

Can the city undo 60 years of failed public housing policy?



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Designed that way - yes, but more than that

Although I agree that redlining and other forms of institutionalizing segregation of the poor (and minority) it's much more than that. It was white flight. And it persists because those with means choose housing based on where their children would attend public school. It's no accident that information on schools is included in real estate listings.

We are all responsible for segregation. It is our behavior that sustains segregation.

John B. Chilton more than 6 years ago

Re: Designed that way - yes, but more than that

Hi John, thanks for your comment. Would you please email We'd like your permission to print this in our magazine. Thank you!

Samantha, Richmond magazine Online Editor more than 6 years ago

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