Reviews

signing books at Los Angeles book event

Author Randy Shaw signing his books at Skylight Books, Los Angeles

Book Reviews

“Shaw’s book will be in much demand as an essential organizing guide for people, of all generations, “priced out” of affordable housing.” — Counterpunch review of Generation Priced Out: Who Gets to Live in the New Urban America

Generation Priced Out boldly challenges the progressive community to rethink how to achieve greater economic and racial diversity by providing more affordable housing.” — Seattle Times Review

On the back of the book

Randy Shaw holding his new book

“An inspiration for everyone concerned with the future of urban America.”

—Peter Dreier, E. P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics and Chair of the Urban and Environmental Policy Department, Occidental College

Generation Priced Out shows how African Americans, Latinos, and other tenants of color are battling displacement and gentrification. I urge everyone who is concerned about crafting local strategies to read Randy Shaw’s passionate book.”

—Donna Mossman, Founding Member, Crown Heights Tenant Union

“Working people across America increasingly spend hours commuting to jobs in cities where they can no longer afford to live. Shaw shows how people are mobilizing to reverse this trend and describes how urban areas can and must stop the pricing out of the working and middle class.”

—Deepak Bhargava, President, Center for Community Change

“Shaw provides concrete strategies for how this generational divide over housing can—and must—be overcome.”

—Kim-Mai Cutler, Operating Partner, Initialized Capital, and former contributor, TechCrunch