How The Netherlands Is Learning from America’s Mistakes on Segregation
Scores of housing authorities in the Netherlands own more than two million homes for lower-income residents. Paul van Minnen is chief of operations at Talis, a social housing company based in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. He is currently visiting the United States to study what both countries can learn from each other’s housing policies and systems. Low-income housing in the U.S. is marred by history of racism and segregation. We’ll discuss how U.S. housing systems can learn from policies in the Netherlands.