housing

As Blacks gain more wealth, they generally move to richer, Whiter neighborhoods, but a new report has debunked that idea.

The National Urban League released the 40th edition of the “State of Black America,” a semiannual publication that has become one of the most highly anticipated benchmarks and sources for thought leadership around racial equality in America across economics, employment, education, health, housing, criminal justice, and civic participation. The report includes insights from politicians, NGOS, […]

Gentrification is real and communities of color aren't the only ones who've noticed the drastic change in their neighborhoods.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has allowed the housing secretary to keep his job after profiling low-income residents and accusing them of deliberately poisoning their…

If you’ve been a New York City resident for some time, you’ve likely noticed how your once empty subway car is still packed with people,…

The city of Miami is taking JPMorgan Chase & Co, the country’s biggest bank, to court based on major claims of housing discrimination against its residents…

President Barack Obama continued his “Better Bargain For America” media tour, stopping in Phoenix, Ariz. at the Desert Visa Senior High School Tuesday afternoon. After…

For decades American government’s efforts to house the poor have relied on the construction of subsidized housing plots more commonly known as “Projects.” The term, originally used to describe the improvement projects city planners believed these developments would amount to, has instead become synonymous with inner-city blight and crime. Today, urban legend, news reports and […]

Foreclosure rescue fraud is sweeping the country and can end up costing you the home and equity you’re desperately trying to save from foreclosure. If someone who is not your mortgage lender promises to save your home and asks for you to pay money up front, you need to be very cautious.  Here are 5 […]

NEW ORLEANS — The city of New Orleans is meeting its subsidized housing demand with a new plan. Instead of crowding families in large subsidized plots, the city is building and mixing subsidized homes among its unsubsidized residences. The city, which tore down all of its public housing developments in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, […]

DALLAS — At least eight people were hurt when thousands of housing voucher applicants rushed the doors at the Jesse Owens Memorial Complex in Dallas, Texas. An estimated 5,000 applicants waited for hours to receive applications for one of the 3,800 available vouchers. The waiting applicants became a frenzied stampede when officials opened doors to […]

A crowd of people hoping to get federal housing assistance became unruly Wednesday morning with reports of fights breaking out in the crowd.