The arrival of the tech company’s new headquarters was set to shake up the borough’s real estate market, driving up rents and spurring displacement. Now what?
In many states, ballot initiatives on expanding Medicaid, limiting gerrymandering, and raising the minimum wage swept to victory in November. Now lawmakers are doing their best to reverse them.
Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez Masto is trying to restore a Dodd-Frank rule designed to help protect homebuyers from discriminatory lending practices.
What can the little scale figures in architectural renderings tell us about design and culture? Two architects compiled more than 1,000 of them to find out.
In a blow to Bill de Blasio, HUD has appointed a federal monitor to oversee New York City’s housing authority. But the city avoided its worst-case scenario.
Touting the virtues of city-level government, mayors from across the country may be throwing their hats into the 2020 election ring—and no wonder.
The Supreme Court may decide the fate of the citizenship question that the Trump administration wants to add to the census.
Millions of low-income households rely on the Earned Income Tax Credit to help them get through the winter. Too bad most IRS workers are furloughed.
Contracts for federal housing assistance are expiring, and thousands of low-income seniors and disabled renters could face eviction.
HUD and census data show how landlords nationwide shut their doors on renters receiving housing assistance. A new federal law would prohibit that.
Warren’s American Housing and Economic Mobility Act appears to address historic racial redlining policies. Just don’t call it “reparations,” some experts say.
A milestone upzoning plan in Minneapolis capped a year that saw pro-housing forces duel NIMBYs in cities nationwide.
A new Housing Policy Debate paper explores a deeply controversial idea: a cap-and-trade system for building affordable housing. Some New Jersey lawmakers want to give it a try.
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.