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Film Probes Last Days of Atlanta's Public Housing Play

Film Probes Last Days of Atlanta’s Public Housing

by Jamilah King on May 12 2014, 2:08PM

Where did the residents go?

Topics: Culture

A Brief Tale of Two Working Moms of Color and the Social Safety Net

A Brief Tale of Two Working Moms of Color and the Social Safety Net

by Carla Murphy on March 28 2014, 10:30AM

One makes it; another does not.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

New York's Public Housing Tenants Sue Over Slow Pace of Repairs

New York’s Public Housing Tenants Sue Over Slow Pace of Repairs

by Jamilah King on April 30 2013, 10:42AM

The Big Apple is a bad landlord, according to a new lawsuit.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Baltimore Firm Sued for Testing Lead Levels on Black Children in 1990s

Baltimore Firm Sued for Testing Lead Levels on Black Children in 1990s

by Jorge Rivas on September 20 2011, 2:23PM

More than 100 children were endangered by high levels of lead dust in their homes arranged the Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Topics: Health

Feds Probe Los Angeles Sheriff Racial Profiling in White Suburbs

Feds Probe Los Angeles Sheriff Racial Profiling in White Suburbs

by Bryan Gerhart on August 23 2011, 10:51AM

Antelope Valley deputies are accused of profiling and harassing public housing residents in an effort to chase away a growing black and Latino population.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Economy

Thousands Rush for Low-Income Housing Vouchers in Dallas

Thousands Rush for Low-Income Housing Vouchers in Dallas

by Bryan Gerhart on July 19 2011, 10:17AM

For at least the second time in recent memory, chaos breaks out as families scramble to apply for affordable housing. It’s yet another sign of the country’s deteriorating safety net.

Topics: Economy

A Closer Look at What Got Chopped in This Year's Budget

A Closer Look at What Got Chopped in This Year’s Budget

by Shani O. Hilton on April 22 2011, 4:59PM

Among the worst examples of things that will do nothing to cut the deficit: a fund for the upkeep public housing.

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Chicago Demolition Sheds Light on Public Housing Debate

Chicago Demolition Sheds Light on Public Housing Debate

by Jamilah King on December 7 2010, 2:19PM

Just how useful is urban redevelopment to low-income residents?

Topics: Environment

Housing Crisis Lingers in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Housing Crisis Lingers in Post-Katrina New Orleans

by Michelle Chen on August 30 2010, 9:10AM

While New Orleans hobbles toward recovery after Hurricane Katrina’s punishing blows, a deep affordable housing crisis continues to hold back impoverished mothers:

Topics: Economy, On Gender

GRITtv on Atlanta's Public Housing Crisis

GRITtv on Atlanta’s Public Housing Crisis

by Kai Wright on August 17 2010, 12:03PM

Tens of thousands showed up for 62 openings on the housing waiting list.

Topics: Kai Wright

It's Not Just Bullets Scarring Chicago Public Housing Residents

It’s Not Just Bullets Scarring Chicago Public Housing Residents

by Michelle Chen on August 13 2010, 9:00AM

Urban Institute study shows years of trauma may leave families with wounds that don’t heal.

Topics: Health, On Gender

Pushed Out and Pushing Back in New Orleans

Pushed Out and Pushing Back in New Orleans

by Tram Nguyen on April 7 2010, 12:00PM

Housing crisis? Corporate giveaways? It’s already happened in the Big Easy. There, out of demolitions and displacement, has come a new demand: housing as human right.

Topics: Economy, Katrina Recovery

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