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Florida City Plays Children's Music Overnight To Prevent Homeless People From Sleeping
West Palm Beach officials are playing "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos" all night outside a waterfront banquet hall to drive away people congregating outside.
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Progressive Boomers Are Making It Impossible For Cities To Fix The Housing Crisis
Residents of wealthy neighborhoods are taking extreme measures to block much-needed housing and transportation projects.
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Trump Blames Liberals For Homelessness In U.S. Cities In Rambling Monologue
Some city residents "have mental problems where they don’t even know they’re living that way," the president said. "In fact, perhaps they like living that way."
Google Investing $1 Billion To Fix Bay Area's Tech-Driven Housing Crisis
The tech giant says it wants to build 20,000 new residential units over the next decade.
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Grim New Report Shows Rent Is Unaffordable In Every State
The 'Out of Reach' report shows the housing crisis is hitting renters hard, especially those earning the minimum wage.
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Here’s How Housing Crunch Is Reshaping The Size Of Cities Across The Country
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The nation needs another 6 million homes near the new jobs created in the past decade.
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Finally, A Policy Proposal That Takes The Housing Crisis Seriously
Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker wants to force wealthy suburbs to build more homes. It’s about time.
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Residents See Trailer Parks As Home. Investors See Them As Cash Cows.
Meet the mobile home owners fighting back.
California Proposes Doubling Budget To Fight Homelessness
Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to spend a billion dollars fighting the state's homelessness crisis.
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It's Not Just A Homelessness Crisis. It's An Eviction Crisis, Too.
As Los Angeles landlords renovate units to reap the benefits of a high-priced rental market, renters are being pushed out.
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Pete Buttigieg: 'We Learned Some Things The Hard Way' In South Bend
The 2020 presidential candidate responds to reports that he disenfranchised low-income and minority homeowners as mayor of South Bend, Indiana.
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The Federal Government Failed Homeowners. How Much Blame Does Julián Castro Deserve?
Plenty, say activists who pressured him.
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This ‘Innovative’ Housing Program In Colorado Serves Just 3 Households
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“There was a lack of committed leadership, committed resource.”
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Pete Buttigieg Was An Effective Mayor -- With A Gaping Blind Spot
South Bend residents describe a technocratic leader who struggled to see beyond spreadsheets.
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The Radical Way Berlin Plans To Solve Its Housing Crisis
A ban on mega-landlords and a rental freeze are two ideas being hotly debated.
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Cities Can't Punish Homeless People For Sleeping On Street, Court Affirms
“People with no place to live will sleep outside if they have no alternative,” the judge wrote in her opinion.
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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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