public housing


Congresswomen to Propose Ban on Facial Recognition in Public Housing

Yvette Clarke, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley plan to propose a federal law banning the technology this week, citing concerns over privacy and bias.


Michael Che Is Raising Money for the NYC Housing Projects He Grew Up In

An upcoming comedy benefit show created an opportunity for the comedian to bring awareness to the city's public housing crisis.


Protestors handed out free weed to the feds on Halloween

Marijuana advocates had tricks and smokable treats for the federal government on Halloween.


Your City’s Cheapest Housing Is Also Most At Risk

Motherboard chats with NYC public housing official Rasmia Kirmani-Frye about why public housing is so important to cities, and how smart tech can help it.


No One Knows What Ben Carson Will Do as America's Housing Boss

The former neurosurgeon has an inspiring life story, but it's hard to say what qualifications he'll bring to the table as Donald Trump's secretary of housing.


Inside London's Criminal Enterprises Hiding in Plain Sight

On an all new episode of 'Black Market: Dispatches,' we investigate the criminals setting up shop in London's government housing.


Photos of Protesters Marching Against the UK's Anti-Public Housing Bill

Sunday saw another mass howl of anguish against the housing crisis.


Photos of London's Threatened Public Housing

Public housing is not as uniform as people think.


Why Is Public Housing Dying Out in the UK?

Speaking to the residents of some of the UK's most famous housing estates about the systematic erasure of subsidized housing.


One of New York's 'Most Dangerous' Housing Projects Now Has Its Own YouTube Show

"Project Heat" tells the story of life in East New York's Pink Houses just as an NYPD cop faces trial for accidentally killing a resident.


The Struggle to Finally Desegregate American Cities

The government had a plan to provide low-income housing in Baltimore by giving incentives to developers. But two years later, not a single housing unit has been built.