Business Perspectives

Quarterly magazine provides new and analysis of global, national and regional economies. It also covers topics of interest to business, education and government communities.

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 2, October

Bridging the Affordability Gap in the Memphis Housing Market
Affordable housing is available for most local residents. But Memphis has more than 28,000 households whose incomes fall below the poverty level, and there's a shortage of housing to meet their needs. Who should help - and how? The Memphis housing market...
Building Neighborhoods, Not Just Houses
Increasing decent, affordable housing in the inner city is only one part of the housing issue. Without strong neighborhoods characterized by the active involvement of residents, new affordable housing will not solve the problem it was created to solve....
Chattanooga's Enterprising Model for Affordable Housing Action
The City of Chattanooga turns over public funding for affordable housing to a non-profit intermediary, Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise. CNE's production record is so exceptional other cities are using it as a model for shaping their own programs....
The Foundation That Lifts a City
Faced with cutbacks in public funding for social programs, community groups are increasingly looking to private foundations for crucial financial support. Few foundations have answered a city's call so generously and with such impact as has the Lyndhurst...