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Housing and Homelessness
July 26, 2016
Hillary Clinton Can Become the Real Candidate of Change
Clinton needs to go bold:
using her experience and competence as the basis for laying out a big agenda for change that can help build enthusiasm and turnout.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
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 6, 2016
Los Angeles Is a Very Different City After Dark
Photos show how the cityscape is remade each night.
Camilo José Vergara
July 5, 2016
This Group Pioneered the Fight for $15. Can They Transform the Fight for Affordable Housing Too?
New York Communities for Change wants to remake New York in a more equal image.
June 23, 2016
Nick Kristof Is Still Wrong About Welfare Reform
Raising kids is hard work, and as a country we should acknowledge that.
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June 15, 2016
The Right Wing Has a Solution for Poverty
Pretend it doesn’t exist.
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.