From the Blog
What do we know about the nation’s largest economic and community development program?
Even with the housing crisis, the Great Recession, sequestration, and a weak recovery, homeless is declining. Reporters are calling the drop “a public policy triumph.” The fanfare is warranted. Read More
Dasani is not alone: girls and distressed housing
Last year, the New York Times documented the life of Dasani, a teenage girl growing up in a homeless shelter. Her story illustrates trauma’s toll on children. Our research has repeatedly found that girls face unique risks in distressed public housing communities. Read More
Can affordable housing create wealth and stay affordable?
Debate is raging in Washington, DC, about how to balance two competing yet equally valid goals in the city's affordable homeownership programs: wealth creation and housing affordability. Read More