Holmdel, New Jersey, moved its affordable housing to flood-prone land, raising a question about planners' ethical obligations to speak up against such moves.
With notoriously high housing costs in San Francisco pushing workers across occupations out of the city and into long commutes, the value of alliances between housing advocates and labor organizers are becoming increasingly clear.
We talk a lot about needing more affordable housing—but the affordable units that do exist can be very hard to locate, which hampers fair housing.
Research shows that common messages supporting permanent solutions to homelessness are not working. But there are other ways to frame the discussion.
Expanding access to the housing market is unlikely to do much to close the racial wealth gap. Here’s why.
How suburban luxury high-rises are lowering everyone’s quality of life.
During his life, he made large donations to hospitals, colleges, and museums. He also razed an entire neighborhood to the ground and fought fervently to degrade tenant rights.
City officials can’t wait for the cavalry to solve their housing problems; they are going to have to do it themselves.
Transitioning out of homelessness can be a lonely process. To address this, some homeless service providers are giving clients the option to share housing with someone they know, with each receiving their own bedroom.
We don’t have to turn to fancy tech to lower the cost of building.
Some elements of affordable housing—from the development process to the way buildings are managed—are rooted in racist assumptions that dehumanize residents. Here are some simple ways you can be a better housing provider.
Lessons for affordable housing developers from the trenches.
How do you address a history of anti-Asian housing discrimination? Not by destroying Asian American communities.
Did we want to bail out corporate landlords or help renters? Because we’re doing the former.
We don’t really have a housing assistance system. We have hundreds of them. And that's part of why it's so hard to get rent relief out.
We must continue studying and fighting gentrification, rather than abandon the concept altogether.
At one time, the Democratic Party stood for policies that successfully addressed the country’s chronic housing crisis. What changed, and why?
Beyond the immediate need to stop mass evictions, there is much more that state and local officials can do to facilitate housing stability in a longer-term transition out of the pandemic emergency. The time for those critical measures is now.
Community development has long made attempts at wealth building, with a focus on trying to find successful or innovative models that can be replicated....
Congress has an opportunity it must not squander to acknowledge the racial inequity built into our failing infrastructure and put into operation the promise of equity in Biden’s infrastructure plans.