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Analysis: What Are Colonias, and How Can We Improve Housing Options for Their Residents?

In the United States, the term “colonias” has been applied generally to unincorporated communities along the U.S.-Mexico border in California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas that are characterized by high poverty rates and substandard living conditions. In practical terms, colonias are defined primarily by what they often lack — potable drinking water, water and wastewater […]