In 2019, Los Angeles passed an ordinance banning discrimination against Section 8 voucher holders. But it has never sued to enforce the protection.
As LA’s Inside Safe program works to transition unhoused Angelenos from hotels into permanent housing, its leaders should look to California’s Project Roomkey for lessons.
A new map reveals how much land in New York City is being wasted by city police—often sitting vacant, rather than serving the public good.
Landmark lawsuits in D.C., New York, and California make source of income discrimination risky for landlords.
Amid widespread rent increases, directing public land to affordable housing could allow people to stay in their communities, as well as reduce commutes and employee turnover.
After the population of unhoused people in Bangor increased during the pandemic, the city put forward a series of affordable housing solutions. But the new policies may harm unhoused residents rather than help them.
When a St. Louis-based group convened public housing residents to talk about infant mortality, they discovered a serious housing issue that affected tenants’ health. To the organization’s credit, they didn’t turn away from the problem.
Atlantic Yards demonstrates that developers' promises must be backed up in contracts, otherwise economic and political cycles can undermine them.
How can we get more accessory dwelling units built, keep them affordable, and make them forces for increasing racial equity?
Many Black churches in the U.S. are developing housing on their property, and becoming stronger activists in the fight for affordable housing.
Rent for Moms is a fundraising campaign looking to help 50 single Black moms in select cities retain or obtain housing by Christmas. Under the tagline, “because everyone deserves to be home for the...
A deadly fire in an affordable housing complex in the Bronx was said to have been caused by a space heater. But a pattern of negligence created the conditions for the tragedy, and made the fire more deadly.
The danger of unwelcoming neighbors should not be underestimated.
Niche groups on Facebook help the LGBTQ community find affordable housing with folks who share their values.