BangorHousing Shows How Small Housing Authorities Can Be More than Property Managers

There are many stories about housing authorities large and small that fail their tenants. BangorHousing’s story offers a different perspective.

Fighting Housing Discrimination in 2019

Facebook’s approach to housing ads illustrates how housing discrimination continues to evolve.

Dismantling the Harmful, False Narrative That Homelessness Is a Choice

This myth enables apathy and maintains the nation’s status quo of too many people experiencing homelessness in an affordable housing crisis.

Is income inequality a good measure of equity in cities?

Income inequality may be a good measure of equity at the national level, where borders are more rigid and migration is difficult, but it is not as useful at the city level.

What Vermont taught us about fighting food insecurity

Vermont has made strides in tackling childhood hunger, but nearly 19,000 children still face food insecurity.

What does bikeshare trip data reveal about connections across DC neighborhoods?

Bikeshare riders generally travel to neighborhoods that have similar demographics to where they start.

Four lessons on federal crisis response from ten years of foreclosure counseling

The National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling program helped 2.14 million homeowners after the crisis of 2008.

Los Angeles County is taking steps to prevent discrimination against housing voucher holders

Of five sites studied by Urban, Los Angeles was the most challenging in which to find housing with a voucher.

How volunteers conduct a one-night survey to better gauge homelessness

Volunteering for the "Point-in-Time" count means spending the night talking to people who may be experiencing homelessness.

Three ways bikeshare can counteract, not reinforce, DC's disparities

Capital Bikeshare users have generated millions of rides, but use and station placement varies around the city.