Most Americans cannot afford to live in progressive coastal epicenters.
Longtime residents are being pushed out of apartments to make way for tourists in the U.S. and Europe.
The long-harbored conservative dream is coming true under the secretary of housing and urban development.
In a new episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” host and Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and author Peter Moskowitz discuss gentrification, poverty and the concept of housing as a human right. Transcript added.
"What a terrible thing to do to homeowners," said Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer.
Iris Milano is one of 670 tenants being displaced from their apartment complex in San Jose, Calif., to make room for tenants who can afford to pay more for housing.
Facing eviction from one of the last places for independent artists in Washington, D.C., a community banded together in a struggle against developers.
Even for blacks with six-figure incomes, housing values in predominantly black neighborhoods have not bounced back as in comparable white areas, a Washington Post analysis finds.
It's really a wonder more cities haven't tried "Housing First," which evolved from a New York City program begun decades ago.
A staggering Guardian investigation reveals how, far from being “the most indulged young people in the history of the world," Westerners born in the 1980s and mid-1990s have been betrayed by previous generations that have left them in debt, jobless and locked out of property markets.