Transforming East Lake: Theoretical and Structural Underpinnings of a Mixed-Income Development
Germany, Charles R.
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The story of East Lake has been well told in the popular media and has even been deemed "a miracle." This paper supplements those stories by exploring two components of the Villages of East Lake: first, I review the possible effects of the mixed-income aspect of the development, including the issues of displacement and relocation; second, I analyze the legal vehicles utilized to create the development, specifically, the structure of the private, non-profit East Lake Community Foundation and the cooperation required between the Foundation, the AHA, and the low-income residents. [From introductory section]