Section 8

July 9, 2019, 1pm PDT
Los Angeles officials hope a new law will cut off one of the city's pipelines to homelessness.
Los Angeles Times
June 3, 2019, 5am PDT
A proposed rule to disqualify all families living with an undocumented person from receiving federal housing aid is available for comment. We know a few people who oppose the rule.
Governing
May 21, 2019, 7am PDT
St. Louis County is considering fair housing legislation that would prevent source of income discrimination, as many cities in the region have already done, and many more are also considering.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 18, 2019, 1pm PDT
Officials hope that improving access to housing for people who use voucher programs will help prevent homelessness in the city.
LAist
January 20, 2019, 11am PST
The city of Philadelphia provides a case study of the so-called "Latino Homeless Paradox." There are many more low-income and homeless Latinos than reflected in the numbers of those using supportive services in the city.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 13, 2019, 1pm PST
The ongoing shutdown of the federal government could begin to have terrible consequences for some of the nation's most vulnerable populations.
NBC
December 15, 2018, 1pm PST
A law under consideration in San Jose would prohibit landlords from disallowing Section 8 voucher users, though landlords could still turn away renters based on other criteria.
The Mercury News
October 15, 2018, 6am PDT
More landlords are refusing Section 8 vouchers for housing, neither willing to deal with the federal bureaucracy nor to risk missing out on the peak windfall of an expansive rental market.
The New York Times
September 20, 2018, 11am PDT
A chance to participate in a lottery, which gets winners on a waitlist for federal housing assistance, pops up on the calendar as frequently as the Summer Olympics.
KUT
July 25, 2018, 11am PDT
San Diego was identified for its failure to enact a Section 8 housing discrimination ordinance in a recent American Bar Association article. Poverty law attorney Parisa Ijadi-Maghsoodi explains the situation.
UrbDeZine
July 5, 2018, 8am PDT
The law would prohibit Denver landlords from refusing Section 8 vouchers as rental payment.
Denverite
April 16, 2018, 2pm PDT
Pittsburgh will continue its pursuit of a "source of income" law to protect against housing discrimination.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 20, 2018, 8am PST
A local nonprofit created a real estate development wing to stem the tide of displacement in San Francisco.
Next City
January 29, 2018, 11am PST
A new rule will make it easier to send vouchers for rent assistance to wealthier neighborhoods. The Trump Administration is not a willing partner in this effort.
Next City
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)
May 22, 2017, 8am PDT
A recent report from the Urban Institute warns of potentially expanding catastrophe for affordable housing around the country.
Business Insider
May 14, 2017, 9am PDT
The city of San Jose, California is crafting regulations to give renters and low-income residents more rights and access to fair housing.
The Mercury News
March 1, 2017, 6am PST
A development on Chicago's Northside faces protests and picketers who don't want new density, height, or low income residents.
Chicago Reader
February 22, 2017, 7am PST
A Dallas non-profit has sued Texas Governor Greg Abbott over what it calls a blatantly racist law that allows landlords to refuse payment in federal housing vouchers.
The Dallas Morning News
October 31, 2016, 8am PDT
New research challenges prevailing wisdom on the best kind of housing assistance.
The Washington Post