Peter Dreier is the E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics and founding chair of the Urban & Environmental Policy Department at Occidental College.
In Washington these days, HUD is about as popular as mosquitoes. But there's a way to make housing more affordable without the old bureaucracy.Peter Dreier AND John AtlasSummer 1995
The earth literally had to move to jolt Congress into passing a stiumulus package -- and to lift California out of recession.Peter Dreier AND Richard RothsteinSummer 1994
In theory, dispersing the poor to better suburban schools, jobs, and housing was a bipartisan alternative to housing projects and ghetto unemployment. But, surprise, nobody wanted them in the neighborhood.Peter Dreier AND David MobergWinter 1996
Saving public housing will require more than bootstrap lectures and selling off units to tenants. To transform housing projects into safe communities requires a new balance of rights and responsibilities—and real resources.John Atlas AND Peter DreierSummer 1992