Florence's powerful winds and storm surge have devastated the small city of New Bern, North Carolina, were residents of a public housing development were already frustrated by the terrible living conditions. The NewsHour’s P.J Tobia reports.
By P. J. Tobia
The Department of Housing and Urban Development, led by Secretary Ben Carson, is asking Congress to raise the rent paid by public housing residents to 35 percent of income from the current 30 percent.
By Associated Press
Approximately 500 families, who are currently living in a historic building in Cambodia's capital, risk displacement to make room for a new development project.
WASHINGTON — Smoking will be prohibited in public housing developments nationwide under a final rule announced Wednesday by the Obama administration. The Department of Housing and Urban Development has been encouraging local public agencies to enact smoking bans, and some…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Architecture's highest prize was awarded to Chile's Alejandro Aravena, a man little known outside his field who is working to address real world problems of urban housing. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Aravena to discuss his philosophy as a designer.
By Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Smoking could soon be banned in the nation's public housing.
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As part of a series on post-Hurricane Katrina housing in New Orleans, NewsHour correspondent Betty Ann Bowser interviewed New Orleans City Council member Cynthia Hedge-Morrell about the council's decision to tear down damaged public housing projects after the hurricane.
As part of a series on post-Katrina housing in New Orleans, NewsHour correspondent Betty Ann Bowser interviewed University of New Orleans history professor Arnold Hirsch about the history of public housing in New Orleans and the rest of the United…
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