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The U.S. Has A Dire Shortage Of Affordable Homes, And Trump Wants To Make It Worse
There are only 37 affordable homes available for every 100 extremely low-income renters.
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The 4 Ideas That Could Define Housing Policy in 2019
After years of inaction, states and cities are taking aggressive steps to protect renters and bring costs down.
The Housing Crisis Has Made Parenting A Pipe Dream For Some
Women share how America's affordable housing problem has forced them to rethink their plans for kids.
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Relief Comes For Low-Income Tenants Threatened With Rent Hike Due To Shutdown
The landlord has now told the mostly elderly households in four states that the rent won’t rise.
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What Happens When Teachers Can't Afford To Live In Their Own Cities
Rapidly rising rents and soaring property prices are driving out invaluable public-sector workers.
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This Is What No One Tells You About Being Evicted
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The trauma of being poor, so poor that your home can be taken away, still lives with me.
Deval Patrick, Foreclosure Mogul
How the 2020 Democratic presidential contender helped a Republican billionaire rip off the middle class.
Northern Californians Flee Fire, Move Into Tent Cities
These Northern Californians have lost their homes to the Camp Fire inferno.
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What Life Is Like In Hong Kong, The Most Expensive City To Live In The World
People are sleeping in "coffin" apartments, illegal shacks and McDonald’s restaurants.
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Families Squat In Abandoned Homes As The Housing Crisis Grips Detroit
"I wanted people to know I’m not just a squatter. I’m trying to make this a home," said one mother.
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Voters Finally Got A Chance To Weigh In On The Housing Crisis
In a slew of ballot initiatives, voters approved measures to address rising rents and homelessness.
'I Eat Once A Day': The Untold Stories Of The Housing Crisis
We asked our readers to tell us how rising rents and living costs are affecting their lives. Their answers surprised us.
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Hurricane Victims Who Need The Most Help Have Hardest Time Getting It
“We need to do a better of job of making sure that the safety net reaches everybody that’s been impacted."
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This Indiana City's Vacant Homes Show The Other Side Of The Housing Crisis
Abandoned houses dominate the landscape and the Indiana National Guard spent the summer bulldozing buildings.
Americans Are Being Crushed By The Cost Of Housing. Tell Us How It Threatens Your Future.
In our new project "Betting the House: Affording a Home in America," HuffPost wants to help you tell your housing story.
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America’s Affordable Housing Crisis Isn’t Just Hitting Cities
Rural areas are getting crunched, too.
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Displaced Puerto Ricans Face Dire Situations As FEMA Housing Aid Nears Its End
A court ruling has extended government-funded hotels for Hurricane Maria evacuees until Sept. 13.
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Cities Are Starting To Address The Eviction Crisis That's Devastated Poor Tenants
Evictions can plunge an already struggling tenant even deeper into poverty.
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Turning Away Gay Homebuyers Isn't Religious Liberty, It's Discrimination
A congressman's bigoted suggestion is closer to becoming the law of the land than you may think.
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Seattle Passes Controversial New Tax On City's Biggest Companies To Combat Housing Crisis
By Gregory Scruggs, Reuters
Following the council vote, Amazon’s vice president, Drew Herdener, said the company has resumed construction planning for its so-called Block 18 project in downtown Seattle.
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America's Housing Crisis Is Spreading To Smaller Cities
The next front in the battle over affordable housing isn't Boston or San Francisco. It's Boise.
When neighborhoods change, it doesn’t just affect long-term residents’ housing options. It might be making them sick.
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Luxury Developments, Gentrification, Airbnb: The Battle For Boston's Chinatown
“We’re being eaten up little by little. Chinatown is getting very small.”
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Hong Kong, Sydney Have The World’s Most Unaffordable Housing
A new survey finds a median home in Hong Kong costs 19 times the median income.
Check This Map Before Deciding Whether To Rent Or Buy A House
The affordability noose is tightening in certain markets.
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