affordable housing

The Looming Eviction Crisis

Housing expert and best-selling author Matthew Desmond tells Democracy what’s coming. It isn’t pretty.

By Matthew Desmond

The Post-Planning Pandemic

The coronavirus will dismantle urban life in America—if we let it.

By Jacob Anbinder

Racial Equality Under Trump

In just two months, the Trump Administration has already made it harder for African Americans to buy a house, to vote, to enjoy clean air and water, and to retire with dignity.

By Matthew Colangelo

Homeless in the Nation's Capital

Washington D.C.'s increasing homeless population will also become more vulnerable under Trump. Thankfully, there is something we can do about it.

By Antwan Jones

The Rent Is Still Too Damn High

Large cities aren't the only places experiencing a dearth of affordable housing—and that's why it's finally time for a real national response to the crisis.

By Robert Silverman