How The Netherlands Is Learning from America’s Mistakes on Segregation

AHF AND HEALTHY HOUSING FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE PURCHASE OF BALTIMORE HOTEL
The 1910 era, 204 room Baltimore Hotel, left, is shown on Friday, August 24, 2018 in Los Angeles. The historic hotel on Skid Row is the fourth property purchased by AHF's Healthy Housing Foundation as part of their effort to address the homeless crisis in Los Angeles. The King Edward Hotel, another of AHF's recently purchased properties, is pictured on the right. Carlos Delgado / AP Photo
AHF AND HEALTHY HOUSING FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE PURCHASE OF BALTIMORE HOTEL
The 1910 era, 204 room Baltimore Hotel, left, is shown on Friday, August 24, 2018 in Los Angeles. The historic hotel on Skid Row is the fourth property purchased by AHF's Healthy Housing Foundation as part of their effort to address the homeless crisis in Los Angeles. The King Edward Hotel, another of AHF's recently purchased properties, is pictured on the right. Carlos Delgado / AP Photo

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.