|Re: USA TODAY article||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Suzanne L Hirsch (slhirschacsu.buffalo.edu)|
|Date: Thu, 17 Jul 1997 10:56:20 -0500|
You go boy! On Wed, 16 Jul 1997, David Mandel wrote: > I guess I'm happy for the rah-rah publicity. Maybe it will help break > through with the developers and the bankers. > > But the lack of any mention of cohousing as a useful idea for lower-income > housing development -- or any mention of the many communities that have > struggled long and hard for a way to make that a reality -- leaves a sour > taste with me. Part of me says, "That's USA today," the epitome of > mainstream journalistic superficiality that I know so well, having worked > in it for a decade and a half. And maybe those of you who spoke with the > reporter mentioned the subject, or maybe not (I'm curious to know). Can we > anyway all agree to make a point in the future of noting that we're not all > middle-class professionals who can pay 10 percent down four years in > advance? Thanks. > > David Mandel, Sacramento > >
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