housing

10.7.19

This Cleveland Woman Could Go to Jail Because Her House Needs a New Coat of Paint

"I’m going to jail cuz I’m broke, disabled, and can’t fix my home.”

9.17.19

Trump’s Advisors Are Getting Nostalgic for the Homelessness Crackdowns of Yore

They think more police presence might just solve the problem.

9.7.19

Trump Wants to Give Landlords Even More Power Over People With Criminal Records

A new proposed rule takes away renters' ability to sue landlords in some cases.

8.6.19

Trump Wants to Make It Basically Impossible to Sue for Algorithmic Discrimination

A new rule would make it easier for businesses to discriminate without consequence. That’s the point.

7.31.19

California Is Desperately Trying to Hide Homeless People, Critics Say

A proposed policy would force those without homes to accept shelter, and people are pissed.

7.24.19

Inside the Wildly Popular Forum Where Landlords Plot to Screw You Over

It's a terrifying window into the tenant/landlord power dynamic—and a national housing hellscape.

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7.17.19

Rich Investors Were Supposed to Save This Hospital. Instead They Helped Destroy It.

There's not much stopping private equity titans from buying distressed hospitals and replacing them with luxury condos.

7.15.19

The USDA Wants to Kick Mixed-Status Immigrant Families out of Their Homes

The proposed rule change would affect 415,000 units managed by the Department of Agriculture's Rural Housing Service.

7.2.19

The Reality of Living in the Back of a Van

The aspirational hashtag #vanlife has over 5.4 million posts on Instagram, but the truth looks very different.

7.2.19

Trump Says Homelessness Is Super Sad for Office Workers

“Perhaps they like living that way. They cannot do that. We cannot ruin our cities,” Trump said.

6.26.19

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.

6.26.19

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.

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