housing

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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.
Edward Ongweso Jr
8.6.19
housing

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.
Rick Paulas
7.31.19
housing

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.
Rick Paulas
7.24.19
money-inequality

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.
Allie Conti
7.17.19
housing

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.
Morgan Baskin
7.15.19
housing

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.
Tom Robinson
Freya Marshall Payne
7.2.19
Homelessness

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.
Emma Ockerman
7.2.19
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
money-inequality

Dread and Decay in An 'Abandoned' Miami Beach Hotel

A symbol of luxury in one of the most unequal places on Earth became a refuge for homeless people. Then the cops got involved.
Jordan Blumetti
6.14.19
housing

Democrats Are Struggling to Stop the Trump Administration from Cutting Housing for Trans and Undocumented People

"This cruel and shameless proposed rule will significantly harm already impoverished children and pass on significant costs to taxpayers."
Morgan Baskin
6.13.19
housing

New York's Notorious Landlords Are Finally Losing Some of Their Power

Renters in one of the most expensive real estate markets in the world just won a huge victory.
Ankita Rao
6.12.19
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