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The 4 Ideas That Could Define Housing Policy in 2019
After years of inaction, states and cities are taking aggressive steps to protect renters and bring costs down.
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How Finland Solved Homelessness
With one ridiculously simple policy, it has almost completely eradicated street homelessness.
Housing LA's Homeless Veterans
Across Los Angeles County, thousands of homeless veterans live in the streets. U.S. VETS is working to change that.
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Black Renters In The South Are Bearing The Brunt Of America’s Eviction Crisis
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The federal government shutdown could spike eviction rates nationwide.
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Rural Housing Crisis Looms For Low-Income Renters
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The nation is not keeping pace with repairing and replacing more than 400,000 affordable rentals.
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Homelessness Rises For Second Year In A Row In U.S. After Years Of Decline
More than half a million people nationwide were homeless on a given night this year, according to a government report.
'Sesame Street' Introduces First Muppet Who Is Homeless
Lily, a 7-year-old character first featured seven years ago, will face homelessness and teach kids about it.
How One Woman Is Teaching Homeless & Foster Care Children To Dream
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Through Precious Dreams Foundation, Nicole Russell delivers calming techniques and items of comfort to help children in transition find the rest they need.
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NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Dismisses Homeless Activist: I'm 'Doing My Workout'
A viral video shows the mayor's interaction with 72-year-old Nathylin Flowers Adesegun, who approached him at the YMCA.
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Google Sets Its Sights On One Of Silicon Valley’s Most Diverse Cities And Residents Are Scared
“Unfortunately cities want to attract companies and jobs, not build housing.”
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Ben Carson Wants To Roll Back An Obama-Era Fair Housing Rule
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has begun the formal process of revamping the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule.
America's Housing Crisis Is Forcing More People To Live In Vehicles
Wealthy cities like Berkeley and Seattle are seeing a boom in people calling their cars and RVs "home."
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Homelessness Can't Be Solved With Fines And Arrests
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This isn't a law enforcement problem.
4-Year-Old Boy Is A Superhero To Alabama's Homeless Population
“Feeding the homeless is the highlight of my life,” Austin Perine said.
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America's Housing Crisis Is Spreading To Smaller Cities
The next front in the battle over affordable housing isn't Boston or San Francisco. It's Boise.
In Los Angeles, Bitter Tensions Over Where To House The Homeless Rile Communities
Voters approved a plan for supportive housing, but disputes over where to put it have stalled progress.
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Pursuing Desegregation In The Trump Era
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Fifty years ago, civil rights advocates hoped the passing of the Fair Housing Act would finally end racial segregation. It hasn’t.
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These Portraits Shine A Light On The Homeless Faces You Pass Every Day
The illustrated profiles of men and women who've experienced homelessness in New York City in this series are gorgeous.
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Ben Carson Said Trans People In Homeless Shelters Make Others 'Not Comfortable'
It was the latest in a long history of anti-LGBTQ remarks by the HUD secretary.
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