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Homelessness by law and by economics
Apr 22, 2024

Homelessness by law and by economics

High interest rates and insurance are making it difficult and more expensive to shelter the unhoused.

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Why it's gotten more expensive to house people experiencing homelessness

Apr 22, 2024
Higher interest rates and insurance costs make building low-income and supportive housing more costly —  especially in California, home to 28% of the U.S. homeless population.
The costs of constructing housing for the unhoused are being hammered by higher interest rates.
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Northern Ireland's big media investment

Northern Ireland and its economy are betting big on film, TV and gaming. Building on the success of filming the hit TV series “Game of Thrones,” it’s investing millions in high-tech production. Hannah McCarthy has been for a visit.

P.S. Wanna see what used to be a Northern Ireland “Game of Thrones” location? Check out David Brancaccio’s Instagram feed.

The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC