Temporary or contractual jobs that lack benefits, job security, and child care present challenges to public housing residents.
The HEARTH Act accelerated the shift from shelter to Housing First.
Most Chicago Housing Authority residents subject to work requirements were compliant.
Families Forward is an innovative two-generation program operated by BangorHousing, a small public housing authority.
Living in a crowded home can negatively affect academic performance and physical and mental health.
There are many stories about housing authorities large and small that fail their tenants. BangorHousing’s story offers a different perspective.
This myth enables apathy and maintains the nation’s status quo of too many people experiencing homelessness in an affordable housing crisis.
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.