Four disability advocates and experts explain what’s needed to house Americans with disabilities and some of the work that’s being done to get there.
There’s no denying that affordable housing can be expensive to build. But we need to look at the long-term benefits of those investments to see the bigger picture.
Because so many old buildings are hard to fully retrofit, new homes need to fill in the gap.
Even those who praise the tax credit program and what it has accomplished are concerned that there are so few sizeable alternatives to it.
The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit was created in a moment when other real estate tax preferences were going away—but at the time, no one expected it to grow into the main source of affordable housing finance in the country.
Richard and Leah Rothstein talk about their new book, Just Action, inspired by readers of The Color of Law who asked what could be done about the enduring effects of a century of unconstitutional housing discrimination.
Tenants aren’t just organizing in places like California and New York—hear about tenant organizing in small and mid-sized cities from Maine, Maryland, Texas and Kentucky.
The ways in which buildings are managed after they are built also affects how accessible and inclusive they are.
Welcome to Shelterforce’s newest Under the Lens series, Not Just Ramps—Disability and Housing Justice. This introductory article lays out why the connection between disability and affordable housing is so strong, and why it’s so important for housers to understand.
What’s the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing provision? How has it been enforced in the past? And what do fair housing advocates think of the proposed changes? Shelterforce’s new Under the Lens series—New AFFH Rules: What You Need to Know—explores that and more.
Avian flu gave companies cover to price gouge. Could the attention to lack of housing supply do the same for landlords?
What should we make of the administration’s tenants rights announcement?