During this coronavirus pandemic, we hear repeatedly from public health officials to stay at home. But many Americans don’t have stable housing -- and now, a growing number of people are being forced out of where they live because they…
By William Brangham
There are 44 million households that are renting in the U.S., but even before the massive economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic many were already stretching their budgets to afford housing. But what will happen to them now? Hari…
By Sam Weber
An art installation by the London-based Mexican artist reflects the way we’re all shaped by our aspirations, and whether we have the keys or not.
By Joshua Barajas
Millions of Americans are forced from their homes every year. Evictions are usually considered in economic terms -- an outcome of housing supply and income levels -- but what about their physical and emotional impact? Research increasingly shows housing insecurity…
By William Brangham, Mike Fritz
By Megan Thompson, Melanie Saltzman
To help address a housing shortage, Minneapolis became the first large American city to end single-family zoning, the rules that restrict certain neighborhoods to single-family homes. Now, buildings with up to three units can be built on any residential lot.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
Cheaper borrowing costs have enabled sales to rise 0.6% from a year ago, ending 16 consecutive months of annual sales declines.
By Karla Carballo-Torres, Lorin Eleni Gill
In Santa Rosa, California, what's left of a mobile home park is still desolate after a 2017 wildfire. The former residents with homes still standing aren't allowed to live there, but they have also had trouble getting insurance money. Karla…
These 3D-printed homes can be built in under 24 hours for as low as $4,000. They're designed to help solve the world's homelessness and housing problems.
By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers return Monday from a monthlong break with a busy agenda that includes tackling the state’s housing crisis and deciding whether to make California a statewide sanctuary for people living illegally in the U.S. Here’s a…
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