Affordable Housing

The Affordable Housing Gap Leaves Low-Income Renters without Options

The Urban Institute recently released a report highlighting a significant gap in the amount of affordable housing available, and the...

Are Gayborhoods Driving Economic Growth in US Cities?

A study finds that US cities with significant concentrations of gay men have seen more rapid economic development of their downtown neighborhoods in recent years.

Why Inclusive Zones are Not Inclusive Everywhere

Research from New York University explains why inclusive housing policies work better in some places than in others.

Housing ‘On The House’: The Common Good Problem in French Social Housing

Seven years after France established housing as a right that people can legally demand from the state, a housing crisis persists. Sociologist Levy-Vroelant argues that the root of the problem is the absence of a national consensus on housing as a collective value.

Municipal CFO Series: Miguel Santana, Los Angeles

The CAO of Los Angeles sheds light on the realities of municipal deficit reduction.

Who Can Afford Affordable Housing?

The Low Income Housing Tax Credit, along with the Housing Choice Voucher program, haven't relieved the housing cost burden.