Affordable Housing

Trump and California See Same Homeless Problem, but Not the Same Solutions

NYT > U.S. > Politics SAN FRANCISCO — Open-air heroin use. Sidewalks smeared in human feces. Blocklong homeless camps and people with severe mental illnesses wading through traffic in socks and hospital clothes. You would be forgiven if you thought that those descriptions of California’s urban ills came from the mouth of the state’s biggest […]

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Trump Moves to Send Mortgage Giants Back to Private Sector

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited plan to end federal control of two mortgage giants that had been bailed out by taxpayers during the 2008 financial crisis and return them to the private sector. The administration’s 49 recommendations to overhaul America’s housing finance system are unlikely […]

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