December 05, 2019

WBUR

As Home Prices Soar, Utah Lawmakers Want To Help Low-Income Residents Pay Their Rent

The most salient issue in the current housing market is the lack of supply, says Chris Herbert, managing director of the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University.

December 04, 2019

The New York Times

Leader of L.A.’s Homelessness Agency to Resign

Peter Lynn’s tenure has been marked by a frustrating contradiction: Even as voters have approved new funding for the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority’s efforts, homelessness has continued to surge.

November 25, 2019

The Wall Street Journal

OK Boomer, Who’s Going to Buy Your 21 Million Homes?

New research from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies found that households in their preretirement years, age 50 to 64, are less likely to own a home than prior generations, have suffered from stagnant income growth since 2000, and are more debt-burdened, including by student loans.

November 25, 2019

Christian Science Monitor

Houston, we have a solution: How the city curbed homelessness

Home prices in Dallas grew 42% between 2006 and 2018, fourth most in the US over that time. As homelessness rises across Texas, Houston has emerged as a national leader in tackling the problem.

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