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Bucking national trends, affordable housing in Memphis is a problem of quality, not quantity

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 27, 2022 9:31 AM CT | Published: July 27, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Even as housing prices are rising substantially in some parts of the area, the value of housing in other areas has been stagnant or even falling. 

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Shera Avi-Yonah

Shera Avi-Yonah is an enterprise freelance intern for The Daily Memphian. She has previously reported for Bloomberg News and the American Prospect.


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