Features by Sylvia Maria Gross

States use homeowner funds to plug budget holes

Major banks forked over billions of dollars in a mortgage settlement. Some states are using that money to fix any kind of budget gap.
Posted In: Housing, mortgage settlement

'Food Deserts' spread in rural America

As grocery stores close in small towns, fewer people have easy access to fresh food. Some communities are working to change that.
Posted In: grocery, food desert

New housing developments geared toward grandparent-led families

With nearly 3 million grandparents raising children in the U.S., new housing complexes are starting to focus on their needs.
Posted In: Housing
With Generous Support From...

Sustainability Coverage

  • The Kendeda Fund
  • Wealth & Poverty Coverage

  • The Ford Foundation