Glenn Thrush, the star New York Times White House reporter who was suspended from his job over sexual harassment, is returning to work after a two month suspension. But now he’s on a new beat—covering the social safety net, with an emphasis on the Departments of Housing and Urban Development and Health and Human…
As if the people of Puerto Rico haven’t been through enough recently. In the wake of devastation brought by Hurricane Maria last September, many islanders are now bracing for another pending crisis—foreclosures—according to a report in The New York Times.
Before the 2008 economic recession hit, Prince George’s County was one of the wealthiest majority-black counties in America. After the U.S. housing market went into a death spiral, the Maryland county became one of the areas hit hardest by the subprime lending crisis. Between 2012 and 2013, P.G. County saw a 50…
There are two ways to build enough housing for all the people: The government can do it, or private developers can. One is expensive, and the other is often inadequate. But is there a brilliant grand bargain to be had? Indeed.
“Our roof fell in, then the water came up. It stayed up for a very long time.”
Due to the combination of explosive jobs growth and a stubborn refusal to build enough housing to accommodate everyone, the San Francisco/ Silicon Valley area is mired in an insane housing crisis. How bad is this housing crisis? Punchline ahead!!!!
A controversial billboard in downtown Detroit has been taken down after widespread complaints about the ad’s apparent whitewashing of the Motor City’s image.
A damning investigative piece published by the New York Times and ProPublica today examines a relatively unexplored side of top White House aide and Donald Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner’s real estate empire: his vast holdings in housing units for working-class people.
The hits keep coming for the people of Flint, where more than 8,000 residents now stand to lose their homes if they don’t pay up on overdue water bills.