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The Effect of Declining Home Ownerhship on Neighborhoods

The share of households that own their own home has plummeted during the recession. Shaila Dewan, writing for the New York Times, describes the consequences of the increase in rental properties, including less social stability and lower voter turnout.

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Won’t you be my neighbor?

In December, we covered the release of the “Volunteering and Civic Life in America” report by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC). NCoC is now going more in-depth in exploring the study’s findings, and this month highlighted the very low numbers that discuss social cohesion in neighborhoods.

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