housing policy

Where Children Live Matters: Housing Policy Effects on Education Outcomes

Social scientists have long suspected that the demographic characteristics and attributes of neighborhoods affect the educational outcomes of the children...

Demolition, Displacement, and the Effect on Children in Chicago Public Housing

Housing is the foundation of a family’s life. This basic need determines the surrounding environment, the schools children attend, access...

How Does Consumption Spending Respond to Housing Prices?

New research explores the complex relationship between housing prices and consumer spending. The magnitude of this relationship can vary considerably over time and across households.

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.