HOUSING CRISIS

Canada

Expensive Pop-Up 'Dome' Restaurant Under Toronto Highway Prompts Protest

The $500-a-table pop-up dinner is being held just a mile away from the site of a former homeless encampment.
Bettina Makalintal
4.8.19
Late Capitalism

'Universal Rent Control' Is the Left-Wing Dream That's Actually Happening

Capping the amount that landlords can raise what you owe every year is no longer a total fantasy.
Ankita Rao
3.6.19
The Power and Privilege Issue

America’s Housing Crisis Is Breaking Young People

Thảo Lê stayed in San Jose with an abusive partner for a while because, as they put it, “I knew I just had to sacrifice some things to have a place to stay.”
Tara Raghuveer
10.25.18
crime

The Horrific Violence Faced by Homeless People in the UK

Angela Millington's killing represents just one of the many underreported murders of homeless people.
James McMahon
10.24.18
Hong Kong

Hong Kong Wants to House 1.1 Million People on Artificial Islands to Solve Housing Crisis

Amid a housing crisis, Hong Kong's government plans to create new developable land in the middle of the ocean.
Sarah Emerson
10.12.18
Homelessness

My Day with a Homeless Mother of Three

In May, Alva and her children were kicked out of their home. Now, they're part of a group of 37,000 homeless people in emergency accommodations in Berlin.
Christina Hertel
9.27.18
Frontier

Building Oversized Homes Created an Environmental Housing Crisis

A culture that prides bigger-as-better has forced small communities across the globe to a critical environmental crossroads.
Emily Weitz
2.2.18
happy ending

How Two Homeless Men Found a Home on eBay

"We didn’t do this to become celebrities. We just wanted to find somewhere to live."
Rebecca Baden
12.18.17
Bitcoin

Do Not Go into Debt to Buy Bitcoin, You Idiots

A professor explains what's going on with the so-called cryptocurrency and why it's probably too late to make a fortune off of it.
Allie Conti
12.13.17
bad ideas

Canada Is Looking to Airbnb to Help Fix Its Housing Crisis

This is a terrible idea.
Jordan Pearson
10.5.17
housing

Residents of This Floating House Built from Dump Scraps Are Fighting Eviction

Neighbors have told them they’ll surely die in a winter storm.
Sarah Berman
9.11.17
The Restless Youth Issue

Wild Rent Hikes Are Leaving Europe's Cities Totally Unaffordable

Meet the young European activists fighting against the EU's housing crisis.
Caelainn Hogan
5.8.17
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