Housing advocates working at the local, state, and national levels discuss new research and policy recommendations for advancing housing justice.

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Forming Partnerships With Public Health Departments, Part 1: Why It’s a Good Idea

What public health practitioners do and why community partners are essential to their goal of health equity.

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Is the COVID-19 Pandemic Improving Affordable Housing Asset Management?

What does resident relief and equity look like to those crunching the numbers?
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Re-Placing Geographies of (Health) Opportunity

The way we map health opportunity has serious flaws. How can we make those maps more reflective of communities' lived experiences?

What’s Abolitionist Housing Policy?

Abolition—as a mode of mobilization and social change directed at the criminal legal system and elsewhere—remains widely misunderstood.

Advancing Antiracism in Community Development

How can the community development field stay aligned with the movements that led to its rise in the first place?

Health Care Institutions Must Acknowledge Their Role in Neighborhood Change

If those in health care seek to develop new ways to help patients stay in their homes, they must also find ways to temper how they affect communities in which they reside.

Building Camaraderie in a Virtual Workspace

How one community development corporation's youth program flourished during the pandemic

‘Opportunity Areas’ Shouldn’t Just Be Places With A Lot of White People

Why do we think moving to white neighborhoods will solve our problems?
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Top 10 Shelterforce Articles of 2020

Eviction, tiny houses, hotel rooms for the homeless, and COVID-19—Shelterforce's 10 most-read articles of 2020.

Making Eviction Diversion Meaningful in Massachusetts

Whether the governor’s rent relief and eviction diversion program will keep people in their homes depends on whether landlords can be persuaded—or compelled—to participate.

Homeless Mothers in California Show How Radical Housing Activism Becomes Lasting Change

Moms 4 Housing and LA Reclaimers have proven that successful grassroots organizing can turn headline-grabbing occupations into long-term affordable housing.