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Yonkers represents just one fight in the broader battle over desegregation and discrimination.
Yonkers, NY
“People just want a home, right?” Yonkers Mayor Nick Wasicsko asks in episode three. But housing is about a lot more than just a roof over your head.
David Simon's new miniseries plays out in the 1980s, but the themes hold clear resonance to housing and community development issues of today.
Blaming "the poverty housing industry" hinders the kind of collaboration that will be necessary to build lasting solutions.
Until Congress funds more housing vouchers, here's what service providers need to do to help end family homelessness.
A new study shows just how well housing vouchers work—not only for stabilizing housing, but also for improving the lives of poor families in other crucial ways.
How NIMBYism is stopping decent, opportunity-rich affordable housing
A new interactive tool explores lack of rental affordability in US neighborhoods
Getting kids to attend school might require more than just school-based interventions.

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