Laura Sullivan

Correspondent

The Housing Fix
Millions of Americans can’t afford rent and only a quarter of those who need government help get it. What happens to everybody else?
October 12, 2017
Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available
In Dallas and other tight rental markets, Section 8 voucher holders can't find the homes they need, while developers face resistance from wealthier neighborhoods when trying to build new housing.
May 10, 2017
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Poverty, Politics and Profit
FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the billions spent on affordable housing, and why so few get the help they need.
May 9, 2017
Affordable Housing Program Costs More, Shelters Fewer
The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program gave way to a booming $8 billion private industry, but as tax credits for companies increased, the number of housing units being built for the poor fell.
May 9, 2017
Local Recovery Programs Struggle To Help Homeowners
NPR and FRONTLINE examine the millions wasted when state disaster recovery programs aren't up to the job.
May 26, 2016
Listen: The Pitfalls Of Creating A Disaster Recovery Program From Scratch
NPR and FRONTLINE examine the millions wasted when state disaster recovery programs aren't up to the job.
May 25, 2016
Insurance Firms Profited $400 Million After Sandy
More than three years after Superstorm Sandy, NPR and FRONTLINE investigate the thousands still not home, the government agencies that failed to help and the companies that made millions.
May 24, 2016