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Making Room at the Inn: Housing for the Least Among Us

Michael Allen
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

19th Annual Fair Housing Luncheon
The Fair Housing Center of Grand Rapids
April 20, 2006

We would not be gathering today under this banner — CHANGING THE LANDSCAPE:  WELCOMING EVERYONE TO OUR BACKYARD — unless we had a real concern that someone was being kept out.  Kept out because of prejudice; kept out because of poverty, kept out to preserve our privacy, lest we be forced to share a physical space with people who may be different from us.

At its heart (and, one might say, at its soul), NIMBYism

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