by Alan Pyke May 18, 2016
Meanwhile, the number of Americans paying more than half their household income for rental housing could fill every NFL stadium 10 times over.
by Alan Pyke May 17, 2016
"Contract for deed" housing finance arrangements are exploitative, financially dangerous, and intrinsically linked to America's long history of state-sponsored racism and inequality.
by Bryan Dewan Apr 7, 2016
The average two-bedroom apartment now costs $2950 a month, a 40 percent increase over the previous year.
by Alan Pyke Mar 29, 2016
The scope of the affordable housing and homelessness crises are so vast that even an ambitious new bill wouldn't be enough.
by Bryce Covert Mar 24, 2016
The problem of lead poisoning goes way beyond Flint.
by Alan Pyke Mar 22, 2016 Updated: Mar 22, 2016
The District of Columbia could be on track to spend twice as much building sports arenas as it does on affordable housing.
by Alan Pyke Mar 18, 2016
D.C. is in a desperate situation for homelessness, and advocates have embraced a plan to spread shelter spaces around the city. But it turns out the policy would also be a boon to some important campaign donors.
by Alan Pyke Mar 15, 2016
One prominent homelessness advocate applauded Mayor Bill de Blasio's move to have shelter security staff retrained by city cops, but others see a looming disaster.
by Alan Pyke Mar 9, 2016
The worker reportedly insisted that a video she shot of the incident be posted online despite warnings from allies that she could be disciplined or fired.