Issue #138, November/December 2004
After the Election
Where Do We Go From Here?
Housing, Politics and Moral Values
The Lack of Support is Taxing
What Did We Learn and What Do We Do?
We Must Rein in the Regulators
A New Twist on Housing Policy
The 2004 national election gave the country four more years with a president and a majority in Congress that have shown little support for the concerns of community developers.
What does the recent vote mean for those who spend their time building affordable housing, ensuring fair lending and engaging in other vital community-based projects?
Moreover, given how much work progressive groups put toward getting people to the polls, what do the disappointing election results mean for future efforts?
Shelterforce asked five writers to comment.