July 13, 2020, 10am PDT
A new Berkeley development, the largest affordable housing development in city history, is slated to house 200 low-income and homeless residents by May 2022.
April 23, 2018, 7am PDT
More than a quarter of renter households in the United States earn 30 percent or less of area median income. And no state in the country can house them.
March 12, 2018, 9am PDT
A new report from the California Housing Partnership "revealed a wide gap between state support for homeowners and renters."
September 1, 2017, 10am PDT
Goals for low-income housing were lower in majority white cities and communities than they were in their more diverse neighbors.
June 20, 2017, 11am PDT
Buffalo is considering policies to support affordable rental housing as demand rises. While inclusionary zoning is controversial everywhere, specific questions about the policy's effectiveness arise in cities with little to no population growth.
April 13, 2017, 8am PDT
Seeing "No Matter Where You're From" signs in liberal-leaning towns makes me both smile and cringe. Why? Because I know the tolerant message belies the real feelings many have towards neighbors, not from other countries, but "other" neighborhoods.
September 11, 2015, 9am PDT
Two prominent developers have plead guilty to federal fraud charges for stealing millions of tax-payer dollars intended for low-income housing developments.
July 23, 2014, 2pm PDT
More cities—many of them "revitalizing" their urban cores at the same time as a national recession and a real estate market beset by diminishing supplies of low-income housing—are criminalizing homelessness.
PBS NewsHour - The Rundown
July 22, 2014, 6am PDT
The Department of Housing and Urban Development recently released data about households receiving federal housing assistance. Lisa Sturtevant, writing for the National Housing Conference, provides an overview of the data.
National Housing Conference
June 21, 2012, 2pm PDT
Mixed-income housing - infusing affordable housing with market-rate units - is relying more on incentives and subsidies, than mandates, to stimulate development.
June 10, 2009, 12pm PDT
For low-income people in the Mankato, Minnesota area, there might be no hope for assistance from government vouchers.
February 25, 2009, 5am PST
New green building projects aimed at low-income residents are popping up across the country, and federal stimulus money is helping.