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Has George Lucas discovered the ultimate anti-NIMBY weapon? Hint: It's not a lightsaber
May 6, 2015   Rooflines
As people move back into the cities, and rental housing demand goes up, it's been an interesting time for people wrestling with the problems of highly unaffordable areas to live.
Jan 6, 2015   Rooflines
There is an invisible culprit in the great scandal of inequality in America: your Econ 101 textbook. Go ahead, dig it out from that storage chest, and undoubtedly you’ll read that inequality, while we might not like it, is good for economic growth
Jan 4, 2015   Rooflines
Seattle tenants win in rejecting public housing's proposal to quadruple rent.
Dec 26, 2014   Rooflines
A few weeks ago, Alan Mallach asked the question, "do urban neighborhoods need homeowners?" Tony Roshan Samara challenges his answer.
Dec 23, 2014   Rooflines
Who wouldn’t want the many benefits that a thriving digital workforce can bring? Growing wages, agile thinking, and jeans and ping pong in the office! Oh, but wait...
Dec 20, 2014   Rooflines
Conversations about fair housing and place-based work too often lead to a perceived need to defend turf. Reece and Kriesberg got together instead to talk about common ground, using Rooflines as a hub for debate!
Dec 15, 2014   Rooflines
What will it take for manufactured housing, the principal source of unsubsidized, affordable homes in the United States, to reach its potential?
Dec 10, 2014   Rooflines
In a plot line of the documentary Gaining Ground, the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative fights to keep the lines of communication open with a large, partner nonprofit when a major conflict threatens their relationship.
Nov 18, 2014   Rooflines
NY Mayor Bill de Blasio released a 10-year plan to create or preserve 200,000 affordable housing units in the city. Housing activists cheer at its embrace of mandatory inclusionary zoning, but the NY Time's coverage reveals an ignorant counter view.
May 22, 2014   Rooflines
Many New Jersey residents are waiting for state aid to help them rebuild after Hurricane Sandy. But not everyone is receiving a fair share of recovery funds. How will Governor Chris Christie respond?
Mar 19, 2014   Rooflines