Rent Control Passed in Oregon. Will It Work as a Housing-Crisis Solution Nationwide?
If rent-control measures pass in all of the states and cities where they're currently on the table, nearly a third of all renter households in the United States could secure relief.
A Major Chicago Public-Housing Lawsuit Is Wrapping Up. The Segregation It Fought Against Lives on.
Over 50 years after the "Gautreaux" case began, the city's neighborhoods remain divided along racial lines.
David Simon on His New HBO Miniseries, 'Show Me a Hero'
The Wire creator and former Baltimore Sun reporter talks about a historic public housing fight, race, and what makes white people go “batshit, batshit crazy.”
The Many Failures of the New York City Housing Authority
The country’s largest public housing agency says it’s made major progress responding to residents’ requests for repairs. Residents tell a different story.
In Defense of Rent Control
Rent control has long been criticized by economists, but the list of theoretical harms often aren't observable in reality. With a lack of serious public housing funding, the policy may be one of the best, and cheapest, ways to protect low-income families.
Will Handing Public Housing Projects to Private Developers Hurt the Poor?
The government has called the new Rental Assistance Demonstration program the "answer" to housing woes, but there's very little evidence to support that case.