Community Affairs: Documenting Mexico’s Low-Income Housing Initiative

March 23, 2012

By Meghan Ahearn

© Livia Corona

In her series "Two Million Homes for Mexico," Livia Corona documents the impact of Mexico's low-income housing initiative. To see more images from the project, click on the Photo Gallery link below.

Before the recent housing crisis, home ownership was part and parcel with the American Dream. For generations of U.S. citizens, there was no greater symbol of financial success than transitioning from a renter to an owner. And like many cultural trends, this idea of a better future being equated with buying a house has moved beyond our borders. But as...

To read the full story login, purchase 2-day access or subscribe.