By tripling the minimum rent and imposing counterproductive so-called work requirements, the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s proposed legislation would increase economic hardship for households already most at risk of eviction and homelessness.
A reformed housing finance system should prioritize people at all income levels, including renters, and support liquidity and affordability across the mortgage market.
Taking food, shelter, and health care away from jobless workers won’t help them find work.
After weathering two devastating storms, Puerto Rico is still struggling to recover as the federal government fails to provide short-term and long-term relief.
Disaster aid for hurricane-affected areas should focus on creating long-term resilience to extreme weather and supporting communities with the fewest resources to rebuild.
President Trump's and House Republicans' proposed "small-business" tax cut would create a new loophole for millionaires—including Wall Street financiers, lobbyists, lawyers, and wealthy business owners like Trump—while doing little or nothing for real small businesses.
A new state law will make it harder to hold bosses and landlords—including the bill’s sponsor—accountable for violating civil rights.
Community development, housing, and small-business cuts in Trump’s budget would leave struggling communities even worse off.
The Trump budget would endanger the health and safety of American families while giving tax cuts to millionaires.
The Trump budget would be particularly damaging for Americans with disabilities.
The Trump budget would squeeze working families for the benefit of wealthy elites.
The Trump budget would undermine enforcement of civil rights protections and access to justice while funding a policy of mass deportation.
President Trump and those who serve in his administration make policy that benefits themselves and special interest elites like them at the expense of ordinary Americans who placed their faith in him.
This column busts five myths about how business regulation, tax giveaways, competition, and the Affordable Care Act affect small businesses.
Contrary to conservative arguments, the 2008 housing crisis was caused by unregulated and loosely regulated private financial entities—not the federal government’s support for homeownership.