affordable housing

Homelessness

This Florida City Is Playing "Baby Shark" on a Loop to Push Homeless People Out

They're trying to keep people from sleeping at a pavilion that brings in big event fees, primarily related to weddings.
Emma Ockerman
7.17.19
affordable housing

Yes, Your Rent Is Too Damn High. Here's What 2020 Democrats Want to Do About It.

Where the candidates stand on rent supports, increasing housing supply, and nerdy stuff like zoning.
Emma Ockerman
6.26.19
the rent is too damn high

California's Affordable Housing Crisis Has Critics Asking: Where's Kamala?

The 2020 contender is surprisingly absent on the affordable housing issue given how pressing it is in her home state.
Morgan Baskin
6.26.19
Homelessness

Cities Keep Making Being Homeless A Crime. Is That Legal?

“If there’s nowhere else for you to go, the police cannot punish you for that behavior.” ​
Emma Ockerman
6.24.19
money-inequality

People Are Moving to Smaller Cities in Search of Affordable Houses That Don't Exist

Millennials are stuck renting in places they would never have chosen if not for the dream of owning a home.
Ankita Rao
5.23.19
housing

Luxury Housing Is Threatening to Wipe Out Miami’s Trailer Parks

The wealthy city of Coral Gables is trying to take control of some unincorporated land that would likely displace 225 people in a trailer park.
Alexandra Martinez
5.6.19
money-inequality

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Miami

"It basically always feels like I’m one bad roommate drama away from being homeless."
Allie Conti
5.2.19
Late Capitalism

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Chicago

"There are no poor white neighborhoods in Chicago.”
Meghan Murphy-Gill
2.19.19
Late Capitalism

Tech Giants Want to Solve the Housing Nightmare They Helped Create

Welcome to America, where charitable CEOs make housing policy and "affordable" doesn't mean what you think it does.
Ankita Rao
1.25.19
Late Capitalism

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Seattle

"If I was trying to save money and live where I live, I literally couldn’t go out and do anything.”
Matt Pentz
11.14.18
Moveable

In Some US Cities, There Are Over Ten Times More Parking Spaces Than Households

A new report reveals Americans’ addiction to convenient parking at the expense of affordable housing.
Tracey Lindeman
7.18.18
Frontier

If You're Not Rich You Probably Can't Afford to Live in San Francisco or New York City

The fight to keep America's cities livable is playing out right now from coast to coast.
Emily Weitz
2.27.18
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