Conservative statehouses have passed bills blocking cities from enacting inclusionary zoning ordinances, most recently in Florida.
All over the country low-income citizens are struggling to attain more economic mobility. A new program funded by two large foundations is working to address that.
In Sunset Park, Brooklyn, residents are challenging a new development, charging it won't create jobs for those who currently live in the neighborhood.
The senator is targeting Recession-era private-equity practices.
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.
The D.C. Housing Authority is offering very favorable terms to landlords.
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.
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.
The rent and mortgage payments are still too damn high.
Overturning limits on rent control will be on the ballot in California this November now that organizers have garnered enough signatures to certify Proposition 10.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson plans to propose rent increases of up to 300 percent for low-income households, the Washington Post reports.
New research finds that housing instability can affect the mental and physical health of family members of all ages.
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.
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.
With more and more individual investors looking to real estate as just another money-making commodity to add to their portfolio, rents are being driven to unreachable heights for all but the wealthiest among us.