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The Housing Crisis Continues, and Many Are Tired of Waiting

The Housing Crisis Continues, and Many Are Tired of Waiting

by Von Diaz on March 5 2014, 8:30AM

The new ‘I Can’t Wait’ nationwide campaign collects and shares stories from those most affected by the ongoing U.S. housing crisis.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

U.S. Housing Dept. Takes Hardest Shutdown Hit of All

U.S. Housing Dept. Takes Hardest Shutdown Hit of All

by Brentin Mock on October 11 2013, 1:39PM

HUD is working without 96 percent of its staff, the deepest cuts of any Cabinet department.

Topics: Voting Rights, Economy, /NOW, Politics, Shutdown

U.S. Reports to U.N. on Ending Racial Bias, With No Plan of Its Own

U.S. Reports to U.N. on Ending Racial Bias, With No Plan of Its Own

by Brentin Mock on June 14 2013, 3:02PM

U.S. says it can do more to address racial injustice. Civil rights group agree.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Feds Reveal Widespread Housing Bias But Refuse to Stop It

Feds Reveal Widespread Housing Bias But Refuse to Stop It

by Seth Freed Wessler on June 12 2013, 12:30PM

A new HUD study reveals widespread practices of racial discrimination in housing markets, but as ProPublica reports, the agency has no plans to go after offenders uncovered in the vast data on discrimination.

Topics: /NOW

Remembering the 1965 Watts Riots Photo

Remembering the 1965 Watts Riots

by Hatty Lee on August 14 2010, 12:04PM

This week marks the 45th anniversary of a violent eruption that revealed the frustration—and fury—injustice creates inside walled-off urban ghettos.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Texas Settlement Could Be Blueprint for Disaster Recovery

by Michelle Chen on June 8 2010, 10:59AM

While the government struggles to confront the mounting catastrophe on the Gulf Coast, a legal settlement in Texas is set to put hundreds of millions in long overdue relief funds into the hands of disaster victims. Since the 2008 hurricane…

Topics: Environment

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