The Worsening Housing Crisis Plaguing Canada's First Nations Population
First Nations reserves residents are often forced to live in arduous conditions due to a system that prevents them from owning land or getting a mortgage.
Why Can't We Get an Accurate Count of the Homeless Population?
HUD requires communities to send out volunteers to tally homeless individuals one by one, often undercounting the number of people experiencing homelessness.
What Happens to Homeless Patients When They Are Discharged From the Hospital?
There are growing calls in San Diego to provide housing or resources for housing after patients are done receiving urgent medical care.
How Amazon's Change of Heart on HQ2 Will Impact Housing in Long Island City
After the company decided to break off its plans with Queens, the borough will return to the status quo, which might be more daunting than a worst-case Bezos scenario.
How the Government Shutdown Crippled HUD's Public Records System
Members of the public can no longer submit requests via the Department of Housing and Urban Development's website or track their status.
An Increasing Number of Unsheltered People Must Weather the Polar Vortex
Due to an ongoing housing crisis, more and more people have nowhere to hide from this week's extreme cold.
How Houston Has Virtually Ended Homelessness Among Veterans
Can the city's model work for chronic homelessness, in Houston and beyond?
How the Shutdown Cost the Government Essential Economic Data
During the partial government shutdown, a lot of economic data simply wasn't collected, which will result in gaps in what we know about the state of our economy.
High-Speed Rail Helped Keep Housing Affordable in Japan. Could It Do the Same for California?
A new study looks at how Japan's investment in rail has affected the country's real estate prices, and what that might—or might not—mean for Californians.
The Government Shutdown Could Decimate America's Subsidized Housing Programs
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.
Denver Looks to Curb the Rapid Spread of Gentrification
The mile high city's most historic and culturally unique neighborhoods are at risk of erasure due to the skyrocketing rents forcing out the local population.
A Newly Proposed EPA Deregulation Would Quash Any Hope of Protecting What's Left of America's Wetlands
An EPA rollback of Obama-era water protections could be particularly harmful to places like Harris County, which is still recovering from Hurricane Harvey.
How Elizabeth Warren Is Taking on America's Housing Affordability Crisis
Warren's proposed housing bill is attempting to address both the housing shortage and the devaluation of homes—while also hinting at reparations.
Why D.C.'s Housing Vouchers Are Working Better Than Those in Other Cities
The D.C. Housing Authority is offering very favorable terms to landlords.
How Cities Can Save Money by Providing Lawyers for Tenants Facing Eviction
The city of Philadelphia has launched a pilot program that provides legal services for low-income tenants in housing court—and it's already seeing results.
Inside an Idaho Homeowners Association's Frosty War Over One Resident's Lurid Christmas Pageant
A federal jury awarded $75,000 to a couple after their homeowners association tried to prevent them from putting on a week-long Christmas extravaganza. It's a rare loss for homeowners associations, which usually have a broad authority for Grinchiness.
Repeal of California's Article 34 Would Be a Major Step Toward More Affordable Housing
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.
How Medicaid Expansion Boosts Financial Well-Being
A new study found that folks who acquired subsidized health insurance through Obamacare were 25 percent less likely to miss paying their rent or mortgage on time.
How Amazon HQ2 Is Already Affecting Housing Prices
Some real estate speculators are already putting bets on the fact that housing prices in the winning city will inflate fast.
Low-Income Americans Face a Harrowing Choice: Food or Housing
The rent and mortgage payments are still too damn high.
German Parties Prepare for a Regional Election (in Photos)
The state election could serve as an effective referendum on Angela Merkel's government.
Recovery From the Great Recession Has Not Been Evenly Felt Across the Economic Spectrum
New research from the Federal Reserve concludes the economic recovery hasn't produced much wealth for most Americans.