Many New Bills Bring National Attention to Urgent Public Housing Needs

Even as they seek to be visionary, new proposals should focus on addressing the steady decline in public housing.

Projects in Chicago and St. Louis Show How Technology Can Support Inclusion

Chicago’s Array of Things helps residents and local leaders access environmental information about their neighborhoods.

Health Care Companies Join the Effort to End Homelessness. How Can They Maximize Investments?

UnitedHealth is betting that investments to support housing stability will lead to a reduction in high-cost medical services.

Rural Communities Aren’t Immune from a Census Undercount. Here’s How They Can Prepare for 2020

Much of the conversation around potential undercounts in the 2020 Census has focused on urban areas.

How Has HUD’s Controversial Rental Assistance Demonstration Affected Tenants?

The RAD program allows housing authorities to “convert” their units into project-based Section 8 assistance.

Can Cities Reclaim Cemeteries as Public Space?

Cemeteries across the US are starting to rethink their offerings to visitors and local residents.

Who Are America’s “Climate Migrants,” and Where Will They Go?

Just last year, 16.1 million people globally were displaced because of weather-related disasters.

Separating Race from Ethnicity in Surveys Risks an Inaccurate Picture of the Latinx Community

How should Latinx Americans identify their race on the 2020 Census? “White”? “Amerindian”? “Mixed”? “Other”?

Housing Codes Should Protect Public Health, Not Penalize Low-Income Homeowners

A recent Vice article featured a low-income homeowner who's facing jail time because she couldn't afford home repairs.