"The long-term goal has to just be structurally changing this untenable housing system that we have," said Carl Gershenson, the project director at Princeton University’s Eviction Lab.
Hurricane Irma damaged or destroyed already dilapidated trailer homes in Immokalee, Florida, in 2017. An effort to build permanent affordable housing is now getting off the ground.
Officials who help oversee public lands say they are seeing a lot more families living in these spaces.
Measures include supporting the production of mobile homes and tiny houses, and piloting new ways of financing. But federal money isn't all it will take to change how, and where, people want to live.
The high-end project is clearing motels that provide an informal safety net for low-income renters. Officials say the motels are rife with code violations.
A new book by Jenny Schuetz, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, sheds light on possible solutions.
In Los Angeles, where there's a housing crisis, the pandemic has some looking at the "adaptive reuse" of under-used office buildings.
A Colorado community is building affordable housing that uses solar power to offset its carbon emissions, thanks to its location.
Many New York basement apartments flooded in September. Most of the hardest-hit residents were low-income, and most were immigrants.
Advocates had high hopes for the $320 billion initially included for housing, but the plan’s funding is being cut during negotiations.