low income housing

Luis Decubas keeps a tightly rolled pack of 17 mice in his freezer.
The rising cost of housing in U.S. cities like San Francisco and New York is a well-known problem. Flying under the radar: an affordable housing crisis is growing in every state in the union.
"They need people like me at the round table. Otherwise, it's just people on the outside looking in."
Evicting tenants just exacerbates the cycle of urban poverty.
If our city governments insist on privatizing the development of affordable housing, which the District has done for the past 30 years, then it is the responsibility of that same government to step in when market forces come up short.
When we talk about affordable housing, it's easy to get tangled in a debate over what and how much the government should do about the crisis. It can help, and I've proposed a package of measures that, taken together, will create new housing opportunities for many struggling Californians.
As Mayor de Blasio shared his vision for expanding New York City's affordable housing stock, many of us who have been involved in advocating for better housing conditions for the poor wondered, "affordable for whom?"
On the anniversary of King's birth, I can't help but think how disappointed he would be if he were alive to see how hard it is to build affordable housing in affluent, mostly white communities, thereby precluding many blacks from living in places with good schools and job opportunities.
Favelas evolve organically and often exhibit a strong sense of community, extraordinary innovation and extensive economic activity. Only on the surface do they appear to be hopeless slums.
One morning I wake up to an email from a super renowned contemporary art museum in LA. This was a very important person type of email, you see...
For families to have any chance of accessing the middle class, they need to start with a stable home in a strong community.
UPPER WEST SIDE — Residents of the affordable housing building owned by Trinity School are calling on the city to deny its
"[It's] a significant reduction. I think that [the public housing agencies] have been squeezed quite a bit over the last
Residential segregation is often sustained by metropolitan transportation systems that contribute to the segregated housing patterns, particularly in older cities. HUD may soon inadvertently help communities strengthen these barriers.
According to the Examiner, the housing will be for all low-income seniors, but will be designed to create a safe environment