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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 31, 2017, 1pm PDT
KPCC has published an interactive map showing the publicly funded affordable housing developments in Los Angeles County.
June 26, 2017, 5am PDT
An in-depth feature in Architect magazine surveys the affordable housing landscape and finds architects, planners, and developers trying to find a better way through an inefficient system.
May 22, 2017, 8am PDT
A recent report from the Urban Institute warns of potentially expanding catastrophe for affordable housing around the country.
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.
May 11, 2017, 1pm PDT
Residents of public housing in California's state capital now have new access to economic mobility in the form of a shared fleet of electric cars—all made possible by the state's cap-and-trade system that limits and offset carbon emissions.
March 16, 2017, 6am PDT
Next City explores the possible consequences of reported desire by the Trump Administration to cut $6 billion from the budget of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
March 9, 2017, 11am PST
The Washington Post has a big scoop about the early draft of the Trump Administration's budget for the Department of Housing Urban Development.
February 23, 2017, 6am PST
The process of redeveloping the site of one of the country's most infamous public housing complexes, Cabrini-Green in Chicago, will soon take another substantial step into the future.
February 21, 2017, 12pm PST
Rising land values has made some of the land Sydney, Australia's affordable housing sits on prime targets for redevelopment and gentrification.
February 11, 2017, 1pm PST
New York plans to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions from public housing.
February 8, 2017, 1pm PST
Few government programs are as misunderstood, with such high consequences, as public housing subsidies.
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January 31, 2017, 11am PST
Simply inviting residents to participate in design charrettes or a community planning process does not mitigate the significant loss they feel as they witness the physical destruction of their homes and lived history.
January 22, 2017, 7am PST
An article notes the signs of change at the New York City Housing Authority, which has adopted its first-ever design guidelines in a renewed effort to deliver safe and healthy homes to residents.
November 7, 2016, 8am PST
The city wants both public uses to be housed in "eye-catching works of architecture."
October 31, 2016, 8am PDT
New research challenges prevailing wisdom on the best kind of housing assistance.