Lisa Prevost is an award-winning journalist specializing in housing and real estate. Her work has been featured widely in major publications, including The New York Times, Boston Globe Magazine, More, Ladies' Home Journal, Salon and many others. A native New Englander, she has lived and worked as a reporter in four of the six New England states. She lives in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Snob Zones: Fear, Prejudice and Real Estate
Praise for the book
"Looks at the dark underside of NIMBYism, New England style..."
--Boston Globe (Read the entire article.)
"As damning an indictment of zoning as any free marketeer could hope for..."
--Reason.com (Read the entire article.)
"Moves the argument well past simple “not in my backyard” sentiments."
"...Prevost charts a national problem at a local level."
Excerpts and Press
Listen to an interview with Lisa on Marketplace Morning Report
Read an excerpt in Salon.
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