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Housing First: Neighborhood Gentrification

As part of NPR's year-long "Housing First" project, Morning Edition airs three reports on the economics of housing for some of the neediest Americans. In the second of three reports, NPR's Ina Jaffe reports from the once-gritty neighborhood of Venice Beach, Calif., now a hip destination for more affluent renters. Low-cost housing is drying up, and the elderly and poor are being pushed out.

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Ina Jaffe is a veteran NPR correspondent covering the aging of America. Her stories on Morning Edition and All Things Considered have focused on older adults' involvement in politics and elections, dating and divorce, work and retirement, fashion and sports, as well as issues affecting long term care and end of life choices. In 2015, she was named one of the nation's top "Influencers in Aging" by PBS publication Next Avenue, which wrote "Jaffe has reinvented reporting on aging."

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