Tag: 6_Radical_Ideas

Housing for Families, Not Just Households

When we dream the American Dream, we probably don’t imagine monthly mortgage payments — we dream of comfortable and safe homes that anchor our...

Housing Policy Should Be About People, Not Product

Most low-income households in the United States live in private-market housing. American housing policies, though, rather than focusing on the needs of that majority,...

Eliminate the Poverty Trap of Means-Adjusting

Want to do something radical and transformative for affordable and public housing? Eliminate means-adjusted rents in family properties. Not means-testing, the entry review that assures...

New Objectives for Affordable Housing

In this age of the Great Recession, it’s imperative to establish a new objective for the affordable housing movement. There is a need for...

Better Living by Urban Restoration

It is the larger social and cultural environment of a home that creates health, not the housing unit considered on its own, concluded a...

Housing for People, Not for Profit

Strong communities are at the crux of a strong society. For low-income people, community often is the most valuable resource — family, friends, and...