By Sarah Ludwig
In New York City's communities of color,
years of abusive lending practices have led to record numbers of
By Desiree Fields, Francine Justa, Kimberly Libman, and Susan Saegert
Owners threatened with the loss of their homes suffer traumas invisible
to most Americans - and to the advocates who serve them.
Foreclosure Crisis By Rep. Marcy Kaptur
The congresswoman from Ohio's north coast maps out a strategy for
responding to the national emergency.
the Storm By Violet Law
In Ohio, housing advocates are seeking legal strategies to keep
Long Time Coming
By Ryan Juskus and Elizabeth Elia
D.C.'s once-vibrant Shaw neighborhood used a community benefits
agreement to redefine the value of its people and place.
Mock the Vote By
Republicans hoped to suppress poor and minority
voters by going after the grass-roots group ACORN. Instead, they
sowed the seeds for the Attorneygate scandal.
Small is Beautiful
- Again By Miriam Axel-Lute
The shrinking cities movement aims to promote revitalization without
a Better Housing Policy
An interview with Jonathan F. Fanton, president of the John D. and
Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.