San Jose and Baltimore are considering bills to prevent landlords from rejecting tenants based on whether they are receiving federal housing aid. Why is that necessary?
The ambitious Minneapolis 2040 plan will encourage more dense housing development in single-family neighborhoods.
The state’s lawmakers are getting serious about removing the most serious roadblock to building new affordable housing.
A first-of-its kind study suggests that Medicaid expansion under the ACA boosts financial outcomes—and keeps people from losing their homes.
In some cities black homebuyers did better than whites, Latinos, and Asians in recent years. The problem is that there aren’t enough of them.
The Marvel Comics maestro gave his superheroes a city that’s colorful, dangerous, rude, quippy, and full of heart. It might be his greatest creation.
Despite a narrow defeat to Ted Cruz in the midterms, Beto O’Rourke conquered the state’s last major conservative urban area, and helped Democrats statewide.
Whether Democrats gain the House or the Senate or neither, the 116th Congress will decide the fate of public spending on America’s most vulnerable families.
On Election Day, voters in Michigan, Utah, Missouri, and Colorado will decide if independent commissions—not lawmakers—should draw their states’ political districts.
Assassination attempts via letters and packages are nothing new, and their victims are almost always postal workers.
Community members in the city's Mount Pleasant neighborhood organized a punk-rock benefit to support a local grocer and stop a rumored CVS takeover.
The federal agency just launched a feel-good photoblog called "Humans of HUD." Just what are these portraits of real-life housing aid recipients telling us?
Closing the sidewalk in front of the President’s home would mean demolishing the country’s most vital public forum—and another norm shattered by the Trump administration.
Residents in some small, nearly all-white towns in Southeast Texas are slated to reap far more recovery funds than those in larger cities nearby with large minority populations.
Also: The Obama Library after Rahm Emanuel, and a look into the Museum of Broken Windows.
Local regulations—and the NIMBY sentiments behind them—are a big driver of costs of low-income housing developers. Why don’t we know exactly how much?
A Trump administration scheme to update the Community Reinvestment Act has civil rights watchdogs worried.
Andrew Gillum’s victory shows that there’s a path from city hall to the governor’s mansion and beyond.
Another question: Will it ever start?
Students at BYU’s LawX Lab and the University of Arizona are building software that can help imperiled tenants get automated legal assistance, fast.
The HUD secretary's new attempt to roll back an Obama-era fair-housing rule has him wading into battle against exclusionary zoning.