Posts in Season 4
Progress vs. Backlash: What happened when hundreds of our Ferguson neighbors got phony eviction notices this fall

Just before Thanksgiving, a housing crisis popped up in the infamous St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo. The county housing authority had stepped in to demand repairs from a property management company. The property company responded by kicking out residents. It’s a mess. And in the middle are residents who are hustling to find safe housing during the coldest months of the year.

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Real Estate Redemption

In this episode, we zoom in on a group that holds immense power in guiding where people choose to live and raise families: real estate agents. And what happens when some try to make amends for their industry’s past transgressions by focusing on a single St. Louis neighborhood.

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Closed Off in the Gateway City

Spend time in St. Louis’ wealthy, old neighborhoods and you might notice something unusual. Amid all the splendor of ornate craftsmanship and tree-lined streets you’ll often happen across thick, wrought iron gates. In fact the city helped put gated communities on the map in America. With the help of St. Louis preservationist Michael Allen, Kameel and Tim trace the legacy of gated communities to modern day. Read more

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