Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

This book provides an in-depth look at the housing crisis in America, focusing on eight families in Milwaukee who are struggling to keep a roof over their heads. The author explores the role of eviction in perpetuating poverty, illuminating the business of landlords and the harsh reality of tenants in impoverished neighborhoods. The book offers a close examination of the intersection between profit and poverty, revealing how both are intricately linked in the American housing market.

The 2123rd greatest book of all time


Published
2016
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
300-400
Words
150,000
Original Language
English

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