This is the second violent assault in days. On Monday night musician Doug Potter was badly beaten carrying instruments to his car in the 600 block of Conti Street. He remains hospitalized with serious head injuries.

In the hottest real estate markets … without extranormal public intervention (land trusts, portfolio ownership of “permanently” affordable housing developments, etc.), the extremely impoverished will be priced out of the market.

Mark Moseley

Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...