Public Housing

Yesterday
A "white supremacist" law that blocks public housing in the state is up for repeal—again.
Los Angeles Times
5 days ago
A new approach to affordable housing attempts to overcome the traditional approaches of supply-side economics and government-funded investments and extractions.
City Observatory
February 15, 2019, 7am PST
The Trump administration's critiques of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) took a strange turn this week.
The Real Deal
January 1, 2019, 1pm PST
1.2 million African Americans lived in Chicago in the 1980s. Now Cook County loses tens of thousands of African Americans every year.
Chicago Reporter
Blog post
December 19, 2018, 9am PST
Government-subsidized housing is a useful complement to market-rate housing, but an affordability strategy that relies solely on low-income housing may be impractical.
Michael Lewyn
December 4, 2018, 1pm PST
There are a lot of financial, and legal, reasons to get the rethink the city of Portland's approach to affordable housing funding.
The Oregonian
October 25, 2018, 7am PDT
The Guardian published an in-depth exposé of the causes and effects of gentrification in the city of Atlanta.
The Guardian
September 14, 2018, 1pm PDT
Even if the money for repairing New York City's public housing were to materialize, it would be money poorly spent, according to this editorial.
Crain's New York Business
July 5, 2018, 12pm PDT
In addition to laying out the incredible expense of bringing the public housing of New York City into good repair, the Citizens Budget Commission also included recommendations for how to cover those costs.
Crain's New York Business
June 12, 2018, 7am PDT
A lawsuit and the resulting settlement forces the city of New York to improve the state of its public housing.
Associated Press via Crain's New York Business
May 2, 2018, 10am PDT
Interview with the co-author of the report "Social Housing in the United States," on the politics of home ownership, why public housing needs to be mixed-income, and providing adequate, affordable housing to all citizens.
Shelterforce/Rooflines
May 1, 2018, 5am PDT
Secretary Ben Carson in his own words, discussing the Department of Housing and Urban Development's recently proposed set of reforms to federal housing assistance policies.
The Daily Signal via YouTube
April 8, 2018, 1pm PDT
A new paper by the People's Policy Project explains why and how a government-owned municipal housing development, i.e., social housing, can address the nation's housing affordability crisis.
People's Policy Project
March 22, 2018, 5am PDT
Secretary Ben Carson's vision for the Department of Housing and Urban Development focuses on a new workforce development program called EnVision Centers.
Urban Institute
February 10, 2018, 7am PST
A new book tells the story of Chicago's Cabrini-Green and reflects on what the lives of the people in this public housing project have to say about the lives of all Americans.
South Side Weekly
February 2, 2018, 9am PST
Low-income renters are requiring longer periods of rental assistance, and the trends show housing costs are a leading cause.
Modern Cities
January 9, 2018, 7am PST
It's hard to get Section 8 vouchers, and getting a voucher doesn't guarantee you'll find a place that will take them. Almost half of voucher recipients can't find a landlord who’ll accept them.
Market Place (NPR)
December 11, 2017, 10am PST
In The Real Deal, HUD administrator Lynne Patton hints at a 10-point plan for New York and New Jersey.
The Real Deal
September 15, 2017, 7am PDT
In a wide-ranging editorial, Mark Allen argues for strategies that may help communities cope with climate disasters as they grow more frequent.
Green Left Weekly
August 31, 2017, 1pm PDT
KPCC has published an interactive map showing the publicly funded affordable housing developments in Los Angeles County.
KPCC