Conservative statehouses have passed bills blocking cities from enacting inclusionary zoning ordinances, most recently in Florida.
Democratic Governor Kate Brown is expected to sign off on the law, which would affect areas that are home to some 2.8 million people.
For an issue on which so many agree—the rent is too damned high, especially in urban areas—housing affordability doesn't present one single obvious fix.
The growth of the tech industry has put a high premium on available housing, and new construction isn't keeping up with need.
From Sonoma to San Diego, the state faces a massive affordability crisis; across the political gradient, few residents disagree on that, even if they don't see eye to eye on how to solve it.
The contracts of over 1,000 Section 8 units have already expired, putting in jeopardy the housing of tens of thousands of people enrolled in the subsidy program. Should the shutdown continue, things could get much, much worse.
Warren's proposed housing bill is attempting to address both the housing shortage and the devaluation of homes—while also hinting at reparations.
In his inaugural address, Governor Gavin Newsom vowed to tackle homelessness, criminal justice reform, and inequality.
It's California's original housing sin, a binding not-in-my-backyard clause that has forced municipalities to adopt creative workarounds to build low-income housing.
A public design commission has created a guide that instructs developers in how to create more coherent design for housing projects across the city.
The small Massachusetts city is showing how investing in affordable housing, education, and job training can help power an economic recovery.
Housing, as a social policy, is something that's been litigated—and re-litigated—for decades, and quite vigorously so.
An aging population and decline in housing affordability are just two of the long-term issues residents of Detroit will face in coming years.