Tag: new york city
With homelessness on the rise, the U.S. shelter system is ill-equipped to accommodate disabled occupants.
A new study shines light on the connection between homeless outreach teams and policing, and examines why so many cities are still using resident complaints to guide their response to the homelessness crisis.
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.
Policy changes by local public housing authorities can be transformative for Americans with convictions, and for their families.
Over generations, residents of the Cooper Park Houses in Brooklyn have created a blueprint for successful housing organizing.
Many Black churches in the U.S. are developing housing on their property, and becoming stronger activists in the fight for affordable housing.
A participatory theatrical arts group takes on tenant and landlord woes, and brings the audience into the action.
Co-op City in the Bronx is the size of a small city—as well as a decades old housing co-op and an island of comparative affordability. How did it come about?
Why should owners of buildings in illegally poor repair be able to buy more rentals? As Washington, D.C., found, it’s not the easiest thing to prevent.
Housing tools in New York City demystify building ownership information and help renters, policymakers, and housing advocates spot and address problematic landlord behavior. Could tech-savvy groups outside The Big Apple replicate these tools in their communities?
3D printing, repurposed shipping containers, and offsite manufacturing have been held up as potential solutions to the country’s affordable-housing crisis. But are these new construction technologies helping?
What lessons can Ida offer to affordable housing managers and owners whose properties are at risk of damage from extreme weather events?
Community land trusts provide far fewer units than other forms of affordable housing, but advocates now believe the model can be one possible solution to preserving the affordability of limited-equity co-ops. We take a closer look.