People who receive federal housing subsidies might be required to pay more of their rent. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Tracy Jones of Atlanta's Housing Authority for her reaction.
Sociologist Matthew Desmond wanted to know what happens to poor families that are evicted and the communities they live in. So he found out.
The City of Bloomington could soon have more low-income housing.
The new Eagle Park Apartments at 1701 W. El Camino Real will have 62 studios and five one-bedroom apartments. Construction should be completed by November 2018.
Nowhere in America can a full-time minimum wage worker afford to rent a two-bedroom apartment.
A regulatory barrier is a rule or policy that is out of touch with reality. For instance, when planning and zoning rules don’t allow the kind of housing that is affordable to people who live or work in your community, that’s a regulatory barrier.
In yet another sign of L.A.'s affordable housing crisis, officials expect a torrent of applications as they prepare to open up the wait list for housing subsidies.
Different housing programs have different features. While they all help make your rent more affordable, it is important to understand the features of each program so that you can apply to the ones that are best suited to your family. If you have questions about a housing program, talk to your local housing authority or local community action program. Here are some things to know:
Despite a continuing shortfall of federal funds for public housing capital improvements, a second source of funds will help the Columbia Housing Authority begin a $22 million renovation and rehabilitation of 360 apartment units. The project, made available through the Rental Assistance Demonstration program, will include the “gut rehab” of the 84 oldest public housing units near downtown, said Phil Steinhaus, Columbia Housing Authority CEO.