Three big, but basic, things that we could do right now to get us much closer to equity in housing.
If we stick with yesterday’s policy and programs in an unprecedented year of crisis, we will leave an unconscionable number of people, families, and communities behind.
With Democrats taking back the Senate, can the Biden administration go beyond immediate-term rent relief to win more ambitious housing solutions?
Resident services has long been the first to be cut in hard times—but for some housing providers that may be changing.
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.
Despite a state-wide eviction moratorium, thousands of people have been evicted in Chicago since March. A coalition of housing advocates is proposing a just cause ordinance that would halt no-fault evictions.
Affordable housing providers have touted the connections between health and the places where people live for years. In a small city outside of Boston, the evidence is incontrovertible.
President-Elect Joe Biden has a substantial housing plan, which clearly draws heavily from the affordable housing and community development fields. The plan is thoughtful...
Why the federal government must allocate funds toward mental health counseling for youth and increase access to resources for immigrant families.
Tenant organizers across the country—in places like Virginia, Louisiana, and New York—have taken direct action against surging eviction cases through tactics like mass outreach, shutting down court hearings, and picketing lawyers who represent landlords.
For health care institutions and community development organizations that focus on low-income communities’ social determinants of health, this year has been a doozy. The...
The Massachusetts eviction moratorium—one of the strongest in the nation—expired, just in time for winter. How did this happen?
What public health practitioners do and why community partners are essential to their goal of health equity.
State activists say eviction cases were filed in violation of the CARES Act’s ban on evictions. Pre-trial settlement conferences are further complicating the situation.
Here’s what the federal government should do to grab the opportunity to create affordable housing.