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dc.contributor.author Buentello, Christopher en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-03T21:52:49Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-03T21:52:49Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-03
dc.date.submitted January 2010 en_US
dc.identifier.other DISS-11028 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/5494
dc.description.abstract The HOPE VI program enacted in 1992 represented a shift in public housing by addressing resident's needs through physical design improvements, self-sufficiency programs, and the deconcentration of poverty. Funding through HOPE VI allowed local housing authorities to demolish deteriorated public housing units and replace them with new income-inclusive housing units. The "hope" would be that low income residents would interact with middle income residents to access resources that are normally beyond the reach of low income individuals. This assumes of course that residents will interact amongst each other. Therefore, I conducted a survey of residents at Dallas' Frazier Courts to understand the type and utilization of social interaction within the development. Unfortunately, the results indicated that there is little or no interaction among residents and concerns with safety and management of the development itself. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Grodach, Carl en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Urban & Public Affairs en_US
dc.title Understanding Social Networks In Frazier Courts HOPE VI Development en_US
dc.type M.C.R.P. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeChair Grodach, Carl en_US
dc.degree.department Urban & Public Affairs en_US
dc.degree.discipline Urban & Public Affairs en_US
dc.degree.grantor University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.degree.level masters en_US
dc.degree.name M.C.R.P. en_US

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