15 Total Quotes

Bruce Katz Quotes

The health and vitality of these places is really central to the health and vitality of the metropolitan areas in which they are located.
Bruce Katz
#Health

Kids who are sunburned early on in life have a greater risk of developing cancer in general of the skin.
Bruce Katz
#Cancer

The response to the housing crisis has been incoherent and fiscally wasteful.
Bruce Katz
#Crisis

just replicate the social patterns that existed before the hurricane in a new location ... a hyper-concentration of poverty where people did not have easy access to good schools and quality jobs.
Bruce Katz
#Poverty

I find fun in putting myself into someone else's frame of mind, ... I try to be creative but I'm also thinking that it's their vision, I'm able to put myself in their space as opposed to just being me and doing whatever it is that I want.
Bruce Katz
#Fun

The president called this the largest reconstruction program in the history of the world, but when it comes to housing, the support is almost nonexistent, ... He's just handing out land.
Bruce Katz
#History

[It is yet to be determined, for instance, just how much of a role the federal government will play in picking up the tab.] It depends on a threshold question: What are you going to rebuild? What is the federal responsibility for rebuilding a city, a metropolitan area or a region? This is where it gets really confused, ... Federalism is a messy business.
Bruce Katz
#Government

The response of the federal government is bewildering and deplorable. We know how to deliver quality affordable housing in the United States -- we just need the will and leadership to do it.
Bruce Katz
#Government

It depends on a threshold question: What are you going to rebuild? What is the federal responsibility for rebuilding a city, a metropolitan area or a region? This is where it gets really confused. Federalism is a messy business.
Bruce Katz
#Responsibility

Many of us are somewhat bewildered by this, because we know how to relocate people fairly rapidly to decent housing,
Bruce Katz
#People

Bunching poor people together in the same neighborhood has enormous implications for education, business investment and the health of families, ... The issue in New Orleans is not only about rebuilding a great American city, but it's also about undoing 50 years of mistakes of federal housing policy.
Bruce Katz
#Business

Whereas 10 years ago the risk of developing melanoma was one in 250, today the risk of people getting melanoma is about one in 70.
Bruce Katz
#People

Many of us are somewhat bewildered by this, because we know how to relocate people fairly rapidly to decent housing.
Bruce Katz
#People

Many of us are somewhat bewildered by this because we know how to relocate people fairly rapidly to decent housing.
Bruce Katz
#People

You rarely ever see such a seismic impact as a result of a new policy. Essentially, you're moving people from war zones into real neighborhoods.
Bruce Katz
#People