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September 1, 2016
What Happens When a Homeless Shelter Opens in a Gentrifying Neighborhood?
A shelter opening in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, has some residents outraged.
July 26, 2016
This Group of Politicians Just Put Forward a Platform Progressives Can Embrace
At the DNC, Local Progress offers a vision of cities as the center of the fight against inequality.
July 15, 2016
How Banks Stole Homes From the Most Vulnerable New Yorkers
“Reverse redlining” flooded communities of color with toxic mortgages, practically ensuring default.
July 1, 2016
Who Benefits Most From Housing Subsidies? The Wealthy.
Low-income households get about 8 cents per month from homeownership tax credits worth $90 billion a year.
June 15, 2016
The Right Wing Has a Solution for Poverty
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June 6, 2016
An Open Letter to Paul Ryan From a Mother Living in Poverty
Two years ago, I testified at your War on Poverty hearings. Your office has ignored me and other low-income Americans ever since.
May 13, 2016
In New Orleans, Criminal Justice Meets Housing Justice
When you’re released from jail, you’ve served your time. So why do so many cities still bar the formerly incarcerated from public housing?
May 6, 2016
The Case for Public Housing
The market can’t solve the nation’s affordable housing crisis. The gap between costs and incomes is just too large.
Matthew Gordon Lasner
April 29, 2016
No Plumbing, No Protection: The Story of Milwaukee’s Evicted
Many of the worst symptoms of American poverty are rooted in the instability brought on by eviction, according to a new book by sociologist Matthew Desmond.
April 11, 2016
Can Neighborhoods Be Revitalized Without Gentrifying Them?
Baltimore’s new housing plan could provide a form of neighborhood uplift that benefits communities, not developers.