California leased hotel rooms for unhoused residents during the pandemic to move them out of crowded shelters. Then it bought some of those hotels to create long-term homes for them.
Workers simply don't earn enough money to keep up with skyrocketing rental rates across the country, the National Low Income Housing Coalition found in its latest Out of Reach report.
Buildings are concentrated in places that are likely to be hit by a disaster such as a hurricane, flood or wildfire, researchers found. That includes both urban and rural hotspots.
A senator is asking why a corporate landlord has filed to evict renters in predominantly Black counties at four times the rate as renters in predominantly white counties.
Congress approved $47 billion to help struggling renters avoid eviction. But that money still isn't reaching many who need it. And an eviction moratorium from the CDC expires at the end of the month.
A report says a corporate landlord run by a former Goldman Sachs partner has filed to evict renters in predominantly Black counties at four times the rate as renters in predominantly white counties.
This week officials in Macon-Bibb County met a goal in an effort to eliminate blighted housing in the city.
Two low home appraisals spurred a Black woman in Indianapolis to administer her own fair housing test. The result led her to file a complaint alleging housing discrimination.
The federal government plans to release $5 billion in new housing vouchers to help those at risk of homelessness. Low-income tenants often struggle to find landlords who will accept such vouchers.
Owning a home is a part of the American dream. It's also the key to building intergenerational wealth. But Black Americans continue to face discrimination in housing, including through higher costs.
Macon-Bibb Tax Commissioner and Land Bank Authority get homes back on tax rolls, ease blight through creative tax sales.
An experiment in sustainable buildings on the campus of Georgia Tech has been deemed a success.
Many people are staying in their homes, reducing the number of properties on the market. That's creating a higher demand for new housing.
Judges in Texas are being told it's not their job to enforce a CDC order aimed at stopping evictions. Housing groups fear that a wave of unnecessary evictions will leave thousands homeless.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is moving to extend an order aimed at preventing evictions during the pandemic. Housing groups say the order could prevent up to 1 million evictions.