The expansion of extreme house flipping and rapidly rising housing prices to cities like Pittsburgh is not a positive development for those of us who value affordable and diverse cities with stable gr
Yesterday’s bill in Los Angeles to ease in a $15 minimum wage is great. But it isn’t enough to live on in Los Angeles because housing is so expensive. A $15 minimum wage really just needs
Shorter residents of luxury Brooklyn Heights condos: “We love the idea of affordable housing, but if it affects our view, send them to Newark.“
In August 2013, word came out about a luxury development on the Upper West Side with a few affordable housing units where the developer wanted to force the occupants of those units to go through a sep
Paul Ryan, unfortunately the latest Irish-American politician to forget the roots of his people and become a right-winger, has had a very racist week. Blaming black people for inner-city conditions is
While this piece is perhaps a bit too condescending to middle-aged homeowners, it does get at a very real problem. The entire structure of the postwar housing market is extremely shaky. Not only the l
In a world where the key provision of the Voting Rights Act is about to be overturned, repealing civil rights won with the bloodshed of thousands of victims, it’s hardly surprising that open rac
Ouch. I do have some optimism for Cleveland, but that map presents a grim picture for the region.