Rebecca Gale

Rebecca Gale is an award-winning journalist with years of experience covering the nexus of politics and people in Washington, D.C. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, Slate, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, and Health Affairs, among other outlets.

A person tapes an eviction notice to the door of an apartment.

Why Landlords File for Eviction (Hint: It’s Usually Not to Evict)

Most of the time, a new study finds, landlords file for eviction because it tilts the power dynamic in their favor—not because they want to eject their tenants.

A photo of an encampment of homeless people underneath an elevated highway in downtown Houston.

How Houston Has Virtually Ended Homelessness Among Veterans

Can the city's model work for chronic homelessness, in Houston and beyond?