A 40-year-old tax break for housing developers in New York City leaves way too much wiggle room for builders to get public subsidies without delivering a rental housing market that city residents can afford, according to the city's mayor.
The mobile home industry has been chugging along just fine since new regulations to protect borrowers from predatory loans came online last year, but Republicans are planning to strip the protections at the industry's behest.
A relatively small subset of Albuquerque's homeless population rejects the city's shelter system for a variety of reasons, choosing instead to live communally in tents. They are about to be evicted from their fourth location in a month.
California's Housing Trust Fund has been an empty treasure chest for 20 years as the gap between the demand for affordable housing and the number of available units has swollen to crisis levels. Now state lawmakers are trying to fix it.