The early lifting of pandemic restrictions strains emergency housing and homelessness efforts and will exacerbate evictions, foreclosures, and the decades-old housing and homelessness crises.
As millions of workers continue to lose their jobs due to the COVID-19 outbreak, policymakers must take immediate action to ensure that renters have homes in the coming months.
Guaranteeing legal representation for renters facing eviction not only is a highly effective means of keeping renters in their homes, but it also benefits whole communities by preventing homelessness, preserving affordable rental homes, and more.
The United States must reckon with the racism built into its housing system in order to ensure that all Americans have the opportunity to build wealth.
Extreme weather events fueled by climate change are exacerbating the intertwined crises of affordable housing and homelessness and thus require timely intervention by federal, state, and local governments.
It is time for the federal government to contribute more aggressively to the U.S. supply of affordable housing, as it did in the past.
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.
California, Chicago, Denver, and Atlanta are showing how cities and states can look within and to one another to tackle the United States’ rising affordable housing crisis.
President Trump’s and congressional Republicans’ budgets cut programs that ensure a basic standard of living for veterans and their families.
Community development, housing, and small-business cuts in Trump’s budget would leave struggling communities even worse off.
The start of the 115th Congress presents an important opportunity to strengthen communities, expand employment, raise wages, and build the infrastructure that will power the U.S. economy in the 21st-century.
A two-pronged attack is necessary to break down structural barriers that are preventing low-income families from finding affordable housing.
The affordable housing challenges facing rural communities demand a careful look at strategies that can boost credit and help rural communities thrive.
A rule recently proposed by the Federal Housing Finance Agency could help facilitate a more affordable and fair housing market.
The United States needs a two-pronged approach to housing policy that supports residential mobility to high opportunity areas and promotes reinvestment in economically impoverished neighborhoods.