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Affordable Housing

Every State Will Likely Lose Housing Vouchers, Unless Congress Boosts Funding

Douglas Rice | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics
Douglas Rice

We've updated our year-end report urging policymakers to provide a large funding boost to renew housing vouchers in 2017 so that we could show the pot...

What Does The End of 2016 Mean For Homelessness?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 12.29.2016 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Five years ago, I wrote a blog piece wondering how our country would respond to homelessness if Donald Trump was elected President. That was in 2011 w...

Why it is Important to All Americans that President-Elect Trump Focuses on Homeownership

Tino Diaz | Posted 12.21.2016 | HuffPost Home
Tino Diaz

For most of this election season, we were hoping that the candidates and at least one debate question touched on something that was glaringly obvious ...

To house its poorest, Brazil must go beyond home ownership -- and look abroad for inspiration

The Conversation Global | Posted 12.11.2016 | Latino Voices
The Conversation Global

Simone Gatti, University of São Paulo São Paulo's mayor Fernando Haddad has a lot to finish up before he hands over Brazil's biggest city to the in...

Dr. Carson

Deborah De Santis | Posted 12.05.2016 | Politics
Deborah De Santis

President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Dr. Ben Carson to be the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). We are eager to work with...

Adequate Food, Shelter Lacking for Millions of Americans

Alicia Mazzara | Posted 11.22.2016 | Politics
Alicia Mazzara

As we think about what we have to be thankful for this holiday season, we should remember that millions of Americans can't afford two of the most basi...

Pay To Play In Seattle's Suburbs

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 11.15.2016 | Politics
Carolyn Ossorio

As anyone in Seattle knows, homelessness doesn't just hurt the homeless -- poor leadership, squandered opportunities and bureaucracy over the long term, hurts the taxpayer as well.

Affordable Housing Headaches

Deborah De Santis | Posted 11.01.2016 | Politics
Deborah De Santis

Next week, Americans will go to the polls and make a decision that will impact our country for generations to come. Either Hillary Clinton or Donald T...

Families Under One Roof

Deborah De Santis | Posted 10.25.2016 | Impact
Deborah De Santis

CSH has launched One Roof to change the lives of vulnerable families struggling at the intersection of homelessness and child welfare involvement, and...

David Dayen: The Untold Stories Of The Mortgage Crisis

Robert Scheer | Posted 10.22.2016 | Politics
Robert Scheer

In this week's episode of "Scheer Intelligence," Robert Scheer speaks with David Dayen, author of the book Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud.

I'm With Stupid: Give Me a Home Where a Mouse Couldn't Roam

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.05.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Here in Aspen, where the billionaires roam and the dowered and the affluent play, we take great pride in the prices of our homes. Why, just now I did ...

In Support of Intro 214-A

New York Legal Assistance Group | Posted 09.27.2016 | New York
New York Legal Assistance Group

By Ann Dibble, Director, Tenants' Rights, New York Legal Assistance Group Yesterday, Beth Goldman, President of the New York Legal Assistance Group...

Working Toward Inclusive, Safe and Sustainable Cities

Tjada McKenna | Posted 09.26.2016 | Impact
Tjada McKenna

Addressing access to safe and decent housing is critical to helping people and families climb out of poverty

Give Hardworking New Yorkers a Choice and Communities a Chance with Better Down Payment Assistance Programs

Karen Haycox | Posted 09.22.2016 | New York
Karen Haycox

Our New York neighborhoods are full of hardworking people from the transit workers, firefighters, and police department employees to home health aides...

Why California Must End Child Poverty

Alex M. Johnson | Posted 09.16.2016 | Impact
Alex M. Johnson

“Sometimes I would come home from school and there would be nothing in the fridge but mustard or ketchup.” Seventeen-year-old Alexandra of Los Ang...

Scathing Resignation Letter Nails Silicon Valley's Housing Crisis

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.12.2016 | Business

This is how bad the housing crisis has gotten in Silicon Valley: A lawyer who lives in Palo Alto, California, and advises the city on housing can no l...

America Must Act Boldly on Affordable Housing

Terri Ludwig | Posted 08.10.2016 | Impact
Terri Ludwig

Regardless of who wins in November, Congress and the next administration must act boldly to help the 11 million housing insecure households who pay more than half of their incomes on rent. They often face difficult choices between paying rent and buying groceries or seeing a doctor. In the worst cases, they become homeless.

'Build Better LA' Initiative: Right Idea, Wrong Approach

Mary Leslie | Posted 08.04.2016 | Los Angeles
Mary Leslie

We are unfortunately unable to express our support for the Build Better LA Initiative. We look forward to working with you in the future on developing policies to incentivize affordable housing development and thank you for allowing us the opportunity to provide our input."

Who Are The Real Gentrifiers Of New York City?

Jonathan Westin | Posted 08.02.2016 | New York
Jonathan Westin

With the help of the city, the destiny of our neighborhoods has been tipped heavily towards powerful private interests. And the people of New York City continue to lose control of their neighborhoods.

SMART ALEC Founder Refuses to Cease and Desist

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.29.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Matthew Charles Cardinale, activist, law student, and affordable housing advocate, refused to respond to ALEC's demand to cease using the name "SMART ...

Connecting to Jobs

Deborah De Santis | Posted 07.27.2016 | Impact
Deborah De Santis

Individuals living in supportive housing often have long histories of instability - some were without a place to live for years - and face a multitude...

Facebook To Build Apartments In Silicon Valley

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business

Facebook is moving into the public real estate market in an effort to temper criticism of the tech industry’s impact on housing in Silicon Valley. T...

San Diego Teens Help Build Studios For Thriving Art Community

HooplaHa | Posted 07.05.2016 | Good News

San Diego teens are making a difference in their local community. 'Team Sempiternal' is a group of 54 9th graders building 'tiny homes' for San Diego ...

San Francisco Wants Tech Firms To Pay For The Problems They Helped Create

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business

The San Francisco tech boom has left many residents in the dust. Rents are soaring, fueled by the influx of highly paid tech talent into the city, and...

Homelessness on the Rise in LA and help on the Horizon

Maryam Zar | Posted 06.29.2016 | Los Angeles
Maryam Zar

Homelessness is many things. It is a symptom of poverty, substance dependency, mental health, sexual abuse, physical trauma, veteran discharge, dysfun...