Washington, D.C. – Harvard’s annual report underscores the continuing trend of growing rents and diminishing supply of affordable homes for renters.
The New York Times | Ben Carson, the secretary of Housing and Urban Development, set the stage for President Scrooge’s meanspirited budget when he suggested that the government had made things too “cozy” for poor people…
U.S. News | A home’s value is based on how much a buyer would likely be willing to pay to live there.
The New York Times | President Donald Trump may have a tough time carrying out plans to kill a popular program that has helped build fire stations, provided meals to needy children and more.
Business Insider | For the time being, at least, Congress this week spared the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) from the deep cuts in its operating budget favored by the Trump Administration.
KPCC | President Donald Trump’s proposal Wednesday to cut the corporate tax rate by 20 percent could wreak collateral damage on efforts to house L.A.’s growing homeless population.
CityLab | Not on their own, at least. To address the ever-more-complex problems afflicting cities, we’ll need a regional approach.
Politico | Less than two months into the job, Carson still holds forth on God and neurosurgery, but his views on housing policy remain largely a mystery.
CityLab | A new Urban Institute report corrects the record on the benefits and flaws of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.