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Frances Nguyen

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Frances Nguyen is Shelterforce's reporting fellow. Nguyen is a freelance writer and journalist covering politics, culture, and society through the prism of race and identity. She also edits the Women Under Siege section of the Women’s Media Center, which covers sexualized and gendered violence in global contexts. Nguyen is currently based in Europe.
Planning

Does Cleveland’s Plan for Public Green Space Pave the Way for Gentrification?

Who gets to benefit from neighborhood revitalization efforts, and at what cost?

Seven people wearing jackets and caps on a city sidewalk holding signs that say "Listen to UREB," "Save Our Homes," "Negotiate with UREB," or "5,000 Against Displacement." One person is speaking into a microphone. At the curb by the speaker is a van with WRLC painted on the side, for Western Reserve Land Conservancy.
Housing

Nonprofit to Close Mobile Home Community to Build a Park

Ohio’s largest conservation land trust has been accused of purchasing a manufactured housing community with the very intention of closing it, evicting more than 100 households in the process. But proponents of the park’s closure say the land’s failing infrastructure—and the benefit the property will bring to an entire city—is what forced the decision.