February 20, 2019, 9am PST
Skyrocketing rental costs are hitting low-income residents even harder as available subsidized housing continues to disappear.
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
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.
July 5, 2018, 8am PDT
The law would prohibit Denver landlords from refusing Section 8 vouchers as rental payment.
June 12, 2018, 9am PDT
Blame it on the federal budget, says Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Carson.
April 5, 2018, 9am PDT
A new program underway at the San Francisco Arts Commission would make it easier for artists to gain access to the city's stock of affordable rental and ownership opportunities.
October 14, 2017, 11am PDT
The Housing Insights team of volunteer civic hackers hopes you'll use their software in other cities, too.
Greater Greater Washington
July 12, 2017, 7am PDT
Two congressional Democrats, aided by press investigations, are connecting the dots between President Trump's real estate holdings and the Trump Administration's proposed budget.
April 4, 2016, 12pm PDT
An editorial by the co-director of the Texas Low Incomes Housing Information Service argues the benefits of a proposed public and subsidized housing project in Houston.
March 9, 2016, 10am PST
A Harvard sociologist and author of "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City" supports a large expansion of housing vouchers to rebalance the scales of the housing market.
August 20, 2015, 9am PDT
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has shifted its response to an audit finding tens of thousands "over-income" residents living in subsidized housing.
June 10, 2015, 2pm PDT
Exploring the persistence of racial segregation as a result of U.S. housing policies—policies intended to break patterns of segregation, not reproduce them.
January 16, 2015, 7am PST
First, a new report from NYU's Furman Center details the evolving characteristics of subsidized rental housing in New York City. Second, the results from Mayor Bill de Blasio's affordable housing efforts are in from his first year in office.
October 21, 2014, 5am PDT
Can a $52 million plan to close the D.C. General emergency shelter rely on the generosity of landlords in providing houses for the homeless?
August 19, 2014, 6am PDT
Faced with shrinking federal spending on affordable housing and a strained housing market, the New York City Housing Authority is dealing with a massive budget shortfall and a massive wait list.
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
July 7, 2014, 12pm PDT
Michael E. Young reports that residents are upset about notification regarding the approval of two subsidized housing projects in the city of McKinney, located on the edge of the Dallas metropolitan area.
August 24, 2011, 1pm PDT
A Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit program called CommunityNEXT is raising funds and providing a $250 rent subsidy for those that chose to live in Detroit's downtown of Midtown.
August 3, 2010, 9am PDT
The bust of the housing market has put a fleet of atypically nice homes into the Section 8 subsidized housing pool.