Housing

Nicholas Farnham November 07, 2019
The testimonies in Susan Celia Greenfield’s new book suggest there may be another important way to approach the alleviation of homelessness, by encouraging the growth of “life skills empowerment” programs such as have been initiated by faith-based organizations in New York City in the past 30 years.
Catholic News Service July 05, 2019
The chairmen of two U.S. bishops' committees said July 3 they oppose a proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that they say would lead to separation or housing instability for many families.
The Editors June 28, 2019
Seniors, especially those who live alone, face the same resistance as recent college graduates in an economic and political environment that still promotes the costly option of a single-family home with a front lawn and two-car garage.
Kaya Oakes June 21, 2019
Joe Talbot’s film raises the question: what does it mean to belong to a place?
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson inspects the federal department’s Fair Housing Door Exhibit marking the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. (U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, via Wikimedia Commons)
Robert David Sullivan November 02, 2018
The homeownership gap between white and black families is as wide as it was in the 1960s, and the remaining barriers to integration include restrictive zoning and newly tightfisted banks.
Paris has achieved density near public transit without a lot of skyscrapers. (Photo by halbergman on iStock)
The Editors June 13, 2018
City planners are increasingly alarmed by two trends: a growing shortage of affordable housing and a nationwide decline in public transit ridership.