Can tearing down a vacant house make your neighborhood safer?

According to a new analysis of Saginaw, Michigan, improving public safety can be as simple as turning vacant buildings into vacant lots.

How to solve America’s rental crisis as “worst case housing needs” grow

A new report found that 8.3 million low-income households paid more than half their monthly income on rent or lived in severely substandard housing in 2015.

Discrimination is limiting LGBTQ people’s access to rental housing

Housing discrimination faced by transgender people and same-sex couples can affect where they live and the resources available to them.

Finding common ground for land-use regulation reform

Given the breadth of support for land-use regulations, any efforts to reform them and increase housing supply must also be broad.

New growth in Detroit and Southeast Michigan also yields new housing challenges

Detroit will return to growth for the first time in decades, but this growth presents new housing challenges.

How an affordable housing developer improved Austin’s health outcomes

Austin's Foundation Communities launched free, on-site health programming with the help of a variety of partner health organizations.

New data can help communities address their health challenges

Recently released data collected from the 500 largest US cities reveal where health problems are most persistent.

The cost of homelessness will spike if Congress adopts Trump’s 2018 budget proposal

History shows that reducing spending only increases homelessness and drives costs up.

Proposed federal budget cuts threaten housing and health care partnerships

Cuts to HUD and Medicaid could make it harder for states to provide basic care to low-income people.

Proposed cuts to public housing threaten a repeat of the 1980s’ housing crisis

Cuts to public housing the Reagan administration made in the 1980s show how today's proposed cuts could be devastating to low-income families.