Civil Rights Groups Sue Ben Carson, HUD For Allegedly Aiding Affordable Housing Segregation
“The delay of this rule will have a segregative effect, denying these primarily African-American families who would want to move out of their neighborhoods the chance to do so.”
#RentersDayOfAction Kicks Off Today in 48 U.S. Cities
Demonstrations have started in New York City and San Francisco, with others scheduled for Boston and Chicago.
Seattle Mayor Aims to Help More Muslims Buy Homes With Sharia-Compliant Loans
Other provisions include removing barriers that block ex-offenders from housing and mandating that affordable units be included in new developments.
Why Public Housing is Falling Apart in NYC
New report chronicles a decade of defunding at every level of government
How the Most Ambitious Affordable Housing Plan in the Country Falls Short
Should New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s effort on affordable housing falter, it would be a setback not only for the city over which he presides but for all who share his progressive vision in the United States and around the world.
Evictions Are Still Hurting Communities of Color
Research points to an under-reported trend of evictions in urban areas
Jimmy 'Rent-Too-Damn-High' McMillan Is Getting Evicted
The man who shook up the New York gubernatorial campaign with his catch slogan is getting the boot because his “rent is too damn low.” Still, he was right about everybody else’s rent.
The Rent is Too Damn High! Really, Though, Jimmy's Got a Point
Here are the numbers to back up Jimmy McMillan’s now-famous rant.
Housing Crisis Lingers in Post-Katrina New Orleans
While New Orleans hobbles toward recovery after Hurricane Katrina’s punishing blows, a deep affordable housing crisis continues to hold back impoverished mothers:
Texas Settlement Could Be Blueprint for Disaster Recovery
While the government struggles to confront the mounting catastrophe on the Gulf Coast, a legal settlement in Texas is set to put hundreds of millions in long overdue relief funds into the hands of disaster victims.