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LATEST SHOW | Friday, October 6, 2017

Place And Privilege

The View From Here: Place and Privilege features first-person perspectives on navigating the housing affordability crisis in California’s capital.

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  • Vanessa S. Nelson / Capital Public Radio

    Rent Overburdened

    Amy Quinton

    Renters in the "missing middle" — people with median incomes — are being displaced from their homes or forced to live in substandard housing because of Sacramento’s lack of affordable housing.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Without This Housing, I’d Be Dead

    Pauline Bartolone

    Local hospitals are subsidizing rent and investing in housing to help reduce unnecessary ER visits, ensure better follow-up care and build community goodwill.

  • Lynda’s Choice

    Cosmo Garvin

    Housing Choice Vouchers are supposed to help low-income people live in neighborhoods with convenient transit, good schools and economic opportunities. In reality, voucher holders have few good choices.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Vanessa S. Nelson / Capital Public Radio

Podcast

Place And Privilege Documentary Trailer

Friday Oct. 6 The View From Here will release a documentary capping off Place and Privilege. The show explores the history, politics and economics of housing affordability through personal stories of neighbors living on the edge. Here's a sneak peek.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Podcast

S10 E8: Whatever It Takes

In the final episode of the Place and Privilege podcast, Cosmo Garvin examines Sacramento’s 10-year plan to end chronic homelessness. Hint: we’re in year 11.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Podcast

S10 E7: After Homelessness

Jessica Hodges and John Kraintz share their experiences and perspectives on being homeless and finding housing. They talk with Catherine Stifter about what needs to be done to support the thousands of people living without homes in Sacramento.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Vanessa Nelson / Capital Public Radio

Podcast

S10 E6: It’s The Supply Stupid

Sacramento’s homeownership rate is the lowest it’s been in decades. Amy Quinton talks with developers and a city planner about the challenge of building more housing. This is the sixth episode of the The View From Here, Place and Privilege podcast.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Amy Westervelt / Capitol Public Radio

Podcast

S10 E5: Beneath The Surface Of Tahoe

Amy Westervelt takes us to Tahoe, a region where workers struggle to secure housing while many vacation homes sit vacant. This is the fifth episode of The View From Here, Place and Privilege podcast.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Podcast

S10 E4: Not Up To Code

A Sacramento County code enforcement officer takes Amy Quinton on a tour of rental housing “problem properties.” This is the fourth episode of the The View From Here, Place and Privilege podcast.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Podcast

S10 E3: Sacramento Divided

Sacramento promotes that it’s more integrated than many other major cities across the country, but it’s actually more segregated than you might think. This is the third episode of the The View From Here, Place and Privilege podcast.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Podcast

S10 E2: Segregated Sacramento

Cosmo Garvin explores Sacramento’s history of housing policies and how they have created racial and economic divisions across the region. This is the second episode of the The View From Here, Place and Privilege podcast.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Podcast

S10 E1: What Does Privilege Have To Do With It?

Insight host Beth Ruyak introduces The View From Here: Place And Privilege, a multimedia project exploring the housing crisis in Sacramento.