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Mar 01, 2022
Jennifer Carroll Foy is a former public defender and state legislator who wants to overhaul school funding and extend an eviction moratorium until the end of 2022.
Feb 24, 2021
The California city began distributing out up to $600 monthly to low-income residents.
Jan 28, 2021
Cities across the country have continued to displace and criminalize homelessness during the pandemic, though the CDC cautions clearing encampments can heighten the potential for the spread of COVID-19.
Dec 02, 2020
The city will give advocates 50 vacant homes to be used for permanent housing for low-income residents, according to a tentative agreement.
Sep 29, 2020
Food insecurity is not an acute emergency, but rather a chronic condition for low-income Americans that existed long before the current public health emergency.
Sep 22, 2020
A lawsuit alleges Breonna Taylor died because Louisville was trying to arrest its way toward economic redevelopment. Research shows this is common.
Aug 04, 2020
Tens of thousands of people in Los Angeles County are at high risk for becoming homeless after the temporary halt on evictions is lifted—one of the largest mass displacements the region has ever seen.
Ananya Roy, Jonny Coleman
Jul 17, 2020
The nation has an opportunity to take advantage of this transformative event and pursue an alternative to the current system.
David A. Love
Jun 30, 2020
The pandemic is making it clear that it’s time to radically rethink the social contract.
Amy Castro Baker, Stacia Martin-West
May 04, 2020
The federal government is not going to lead the way on addressing the economic pain caused by the shutdowns. But states have the power to do something about it now.
David A. Love
May 01, 2020
There are certain universal human needs that any governing structure — from local to federal — is responsible for. Among these are housing, healthcare, education, public parks, clean water, and clean air — the things that make life beautiful. These needs touch every single living being and as such, are non-negotiable. They do not belong on the open market.
Molly Beckhardt, Paul Boden and June LS
Apr 24, 2020
Elected officials need to stop making excuses for not getting unhoused people into hotel rooms.
A Brooklyn teacher tried three times to get treatment for the coronavirus. Now she’s fighting for her life.
Erin Clare Brown
Apr 10, 2020
In Austin and across the country, service providers are dealing with spikes in demand, new logistical challenges, and mounting uncertainty about the months ahead.
Apr 06, 2020
There’s still a chance to make sure some of the most vulnerable people can benefit from the federal stimulus bill.
Mar 31, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis is shining a light on America’s worsening housing crisis and limited resources for response.
Mar 27, 2020
Feb 28, 2020
The attitude behind the Harris County district attorney’s message to ‘put down your gun and pick up an employment application’ is outdated.
Feb 19, 2020
Dec 18, 2019
Dec 05, 2019
Heavy reliance on pretrial incarceration in Berks County subjects people to poor medical care and unsanitary and unsafe conditions.
Jun 14, 2019
The criminalization of poverty in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, has led to a staggering increase in incarcerated people, all at a huge cost for defendants and taxpayers alike.
Jun 06, 2019
Jul 16, 2018
Oct 06, 2017
Activists in New York City are engaging in profound acts of resistance against over-policing in the subways. Politicians are listening, but are they really hearing them?
Aug 30, 2017
Aug 02, 2017
Jul 19, 2017
Jul 17, 2017