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Texas Observer Magazine - March/April 2020

Special Issue: The Gentrification of Texas

Building Trust
By separating ownership of a house from the land beneath it, you can ensure the home remains affordable—permanently.
By Megan Kimble

Baffled City
A visual tour of gentrified architecture.
By Allyn West and Spencer Selvidge

Mi Barrio No Se Vende
A debate over plans to demolish San Antonio’s oldest and largest public housing project is about more than just housing.
By Gus Bova

Spinning Their Wheels
As Dallas booms, low-income residents are making do without adequate public transit.
By Mark Dent

Hit hard by flood after flood, people living in Rio Grande Valley colonias struggle to rebuild.
By Sophie Novack

The Interview
John Henneberger has spent 45 years fighting for affordable housing.
Interview by Megan Kimble

Rocking the Suburbs
If you want a glimpse at Texas’ future, look to the suburbs.
By Rose Cahalan

Film: Finding Home in Boomtown
Are tiny homes a scalable solution for homelessness?
By Glorie Martinez

A Dispatch from Eviction Court
Strangest State
Poem: "Live a Great Story"

...and more!

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