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Housing and Homelessness
Housing and Homelessness news and analysis from The Nation
June 30, 2021
Extreme Heat in Portland Is an ‘Acute Disaster on Chronic Disaster’
Physical infrastructure, social services, labor protections—in the Pacific Northwest, none of them is designed with extreme heat in mind.
June 25, 2021
The Fight Against Homelessness in California Is Just Beginning
New plans are promising, but they’re also just stopgap measures in confronting the West Coast’s burgeoning housing crisis.
June 14, 2021
Brad Lander Knows How to Achieve the Big, Bold Structural Changes That Will Transform New York
The urban planner running for comptroller argues that the city can drive innovation and change by leveraging its financial power and influence to serve the people.
May 28, 2021
The Other Epidemic Killing Americans
People are dying at record rates from opioid overdoses, and harm reduction advocates are asking the Biden administration to overhaul how it deals with the crisis.
May 28, 2021
Housing Alone Won’t Solve California’s Homelessness Problem
Without mental health services, drug treatment programs, and job training for ex-prisoners, California's most vulnerable population will remain at risk.
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May 26, 2021
The New York Story Is Not the Real Estate Story
Massive overdevelopment and warehousing apartments for the wealthy were killing New York even before the pandemic. So why are none of the mayoral candidates talking about that?
May 7, 2021
Climate Justice Is About More Than Just Fossil Fuels
A true commitment to climate justice is much broader: It necessarily entails building local resilience to climate impacts.
April 29, 2021
Jamaal Bowman Explains How Progressives Will Make Biden’s Presidency Even Bolder
In response to the president’s address and in an exclusive interview with
, the new congressman calls for transformative change.
April 23, 2021
Walter Mondale’s Decades-Long Crusade for Fair Housing and the Full Promise of Civil Rights
To the end of his life, Mondale waged the battle against segregation he had joined as the sponsor of the Fair Housing Act of 1968.
April 20, 2021
Crises Collide: Homeless in America When Climate Disaster Strikes
In some cases, solutions to homelessness and the climate crisis might be one and the same.