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Subsidized Housing

This One's Gonna Hurt: What Will Happen to Families Who Lose Their Homes Because of Sequestration?

Emily Werth | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact
Emily Werth

Congress' attention and action right now: the millions of low-income families who rely upon federal housing assistance to keep a stable roof over their heads and are being threatened with losing access to these funds.

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty: One Bill and One Deposit at a Time

Sandra Suarez | Posted 04.16.2013 | Impact
Sandra Suarez

Could I, a single-mother raised on welfare, really become a homeowner one day? I jumped at the opportunity. I had nothing to lose.

Let's Take 'Luck' Out Of The Affordable Housing Lottery

Joel John Roberts | Posted 09.13.2012 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Permanent supportive housing has become the mantra for ending homelessness in America. But if we place in these units the people most able to navigate the highly bureaucratic acceptance procedures, or we use priorities like timing, luck, economics, or politics, then this movement will do little to end homelessness.

Homelessness is Getting Worse in New York City

Steven Cohen | Posted 08.11.2012 | New York
Steven Cohen

I believe that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been a very successful mayor. However, one of the striking failures of his administration has been its inability to address the problem of homelessness.

The Subsidized Housing Search 'Maze'

NYCity News Service | Posted 01.22.2012 | New York
 NYCity News Service

Finding housing is a nightmare for any New Yorker, but the task can be particularly vexing for those seeking government-subsidized apartments. There ...

Nearly Half Of Americans Live In Households With Government Aid

WSJ | Sara Murray | Posted 12.05.2011 | Business

By Sara Murray of the Wall Street Journal Families were more dependent on government programs than ever last year. Nearly half, 48.5 percent, of...

Givers Versus Takers: What's Driving Resistance to Obamacare

Liz Peek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Peek

The United States is nearing, or has reached, a tipping point, where there are more people receiving assistance from the government than there are contributing to it.