American suburbs mandated single-family homes generations ago, often to segregate areas by race and class. New laws allow more-affordable options like townhomes but construction so far has been slow.
Thursday on Political Rewind: On a special edition of the show, host Bill Nigut welcomes investigative journalists Alan Judd and Willoughby Mariano to the show to discuss their series "Dangerous Dwellings," an investigation into rundown apartment complexes and their effects on residents.
As high-tech manufacturing plants are lured to Georgia, affordable housing for workers is emerging as a key challenge.
The Biden administration says to end the homelessness crisis, more must be done to keep people from losing housing in the first place. But identifying and reaching those most at risk is a challenge.
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass said the city will start moving unhoused people to hotels and motels. Meanwhile, she signed an executive order to hasten the process of building affordable housing.
Over the past decade, the Daybreak Center has provided a place for the unhoused in Macon to do simple things: laundry, bathe, access medical care or even just receive mail. Supporters decided the milestone was worth a party to mark the center’s 10 years of service to the community.
Skyrocketing rents and home prices have been a major part of voters' economic pain. New spending will go toward building and subsidizing more housing, and helping people avoid homelessness.
A Cincinnati agency says large investors are taking some of the most affordable homes off the market, exacerbating the racial wealth gap. It's now helping its new tenants buy the homes themselves.
The highest rates in 20 years are dashing the dreams of some would-be homebuyers. Others stretch to buy but spend close to $1,000 a month more in monthly payments for a typical house.
Local government officials say the laws undermine their authority and cut their tax base, but it's a long-sought win for affordable housing advocates, who say such sites are ready-made for apartments.
Elderly homeowners in Florida are suing the billion dollar company that owns their mobile home park. Big companies are buying up parks around the country, but critics say residents pay the price.
Those households are struggling to stay afloat, according to a new poll from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Democrat Stacey Abrams is promoting a plan she says will make housing more available and affordable across Georgia if she defeats Republican Gov. Brian Kemp this year.
People continue to move back into the city of Atlanta every year. Now skyrocketing property values pose a challenge for older residents. It’s an easy problem to see in Atlanta’s Edgewood neighborhood.
A nonprofit headed by a Muscogee County School Board member will receive just over $10 million in tax dollars to help build an affordable housing community in south Columbus after months of debate.