Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Tag: affordable housing

Congress Wants to Move Forward with Rolling...

There’s a gap between the haves and the have-nots, and for Black Americans it’s only grown wider with time. As Atlanta Black Star previously...

Why the Republicans’ Tax Proposal Will Disproportionately...

Following the Democrats’ unexpectedly thorough victory this past election day, where the party won almost every competitive race, the congressional Republicans found themselves in...

In Post-Recession America Why Is Homeownership Still...

Having spent much of her adulthood in Section 8 housing, Natasha Jones never imagined that she’d one day become a homeowner. But in March,...

Ben Carson Partially Clarifies Controversial Poverty Is...

Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Ben Carson stood by his earlier controversial statement about poverty being a "state of mind" in a recent interview...

Residents of Black, Latino Communities Spending Almost...

With rent on the rise in communities nationwide, the affordability of rental units has become a pressing issue, specifically in nonwhite neighborhoods. Now, Black...

Oakland Apartment Building Where Fire Killed 4...

Multiple fire code violations were discovered at a Northern California building just three days before an early morning blaze that took the lives of...

With Gentrification, Black People Are Becoming Outsiders...

Gentrification. What are we to make of it, and why is it necessary?  Must a community become a white space in order for its...

Rigged System: Report Finds Baltimore is a...

Baltimore is in the news again, not just for the killing of Black men by the police, but also for emerging as a center...

NY Luxury Condo to Feature Separate ‘Poor...

New York City has given one developer the green light to create a controversial separate entrance for lower-income residents at luxury Upper West Side...

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller Unveils Programs...

DECLARING her Government would focus its policy to support the efforts of the National Housing Trust (NHT), to make affordable housing available to contributors...