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“You Don’t Have to Live Here”: Why Housing Messages Are Backfiring and 10 Things We Can Do About It

Nat Kendall-Taylor , Tiffany Manuel
October 4, 2016

Housing is the starting point for life trajectories—often determining who has access to good jobs, good food, safe parks, or effective schools. But this perspective is difficult for the public to appreciate. To advance a progressive housing agenda, advocates must first understand why current messages are failing and backfiring. FrameWorks teamed up with Enterprise Community Partners to think about how advocates’ messages affect public thinking.