Domestic violence, the leading cause of homelessness among women and children, is increasing during the pandemic.
Clarksburg, West Virginia, had mapped out a plan to create a housing-first program for its homeless population. Then the pandemic hit, and the plan went into overdrive.
It’s time to think big about housing. No more evictions and foreclosures. Rent and mortgage cancellation on a grand scale. Twelve million new green housing units in the next 10
Terra Thomas, a florist in Oakland, California, doesn’t know when she’ll receive her next paycheck, a concerning predicament millions of Americans are now facing. “It’s terrifying for sure,” she says.
A new movement targeting “missing middle” housing is looking to meet the needs of people priced out of expensive markets but who don’t qualify for low-income subsidies.
Just after 5 a.m. on Jan. 14, about 30 deputies from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office arrived at 2928 Magnolia St. in West Oakland. They came armed with rifles and
Minneapolis effectively eliminated single-family zoning in order to undo decades of segregation and create more affordable housing options. Other states are watching closely.
With help from a business incubator, Tyrone Poole created a platform to help people on low incomes find housing.
For many people, living in their vehicles is the best they can do. Here’s how cities can help.
A tiny house program in Detroit helps people avoid homelessness, and get a head start on building equity.
Oregon passed a statewide cap on annual rent increases, and now other states are paying close attention.
Officials worried about the loss of trust after the longest shutdown in U.S. history put 1.1 million low-income households at risk of eviction.
Tucson’s alternative approach to growth preserves its older building stock and spurs a downtown renaissance.
In 1992, after years of advocating for modern infrastructure, Black residents of rural Exmore, Virginia, took matters into their own hands.
The housing crisis in rural America is often overlooked. At Alabama’s Auburn University, students and faculty address it head on.
Tunde Wey’s dinner series-slash-public art project raised $50,000 to address Nashville’s affordable housing crisis.
More and more people are looking beyond the ordinary for ways of building that express their creativity and values.
A mostly female crew constructs a village of emergency shelters in north Seattle, and finds camaraderie along the way.
A growing number of people invest in real estate they never intend to occupy and push up prices for the rest of us. Cities should make them pay.
A range of neighbor-to-neighbor efforts address basic needs, from health care to food access, that are going unmet by local government agencies.
The city of Buffalo is supporting its first community land trust, designed to give neighbors control over land use and to keep housing affordable.
These smaller homes are an easier, faster way to build more housing, but zoning restrictions have kept them illegal in many cities.