As communities struggle to address rising housing costs and household instability, the debate often centers on solutions such as increased housing construction and stronger tenant protections.

The Maryland Department of Planning and the Smart...

Though the Bay Area has become one of the most expensive places in the world to live, housing affordability is by no means a local problem. Cities across the countries are struggling to tackle both high housing costs and household instability. Housing...

Across the country, people are looking for housing options that shape affordable, walkable, and desirable neighborhoods.

Daniel Parolek inspired a new movement for housing choice in 2010 when he coined...

The mismatch between the types of housing currently available and the types that people need is especially apparent here in the Bay Area, with its soaring housing prices, overwhelming rent burdens and indomitable homelessness crisis. But across the...

Drawing from Missing Middle Housing shows a variety of housing types

Missing Middle Housing by Daniel Parolek gets support boost with $20,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Buildings in Detroit

My Kind of City reflects the breadth of Hank Dittmar's experience in working for better cities for people.

Rainbow and Transgender Pride flags

In DC, several nonprofits aim to provide housing help that goes beyond simply providing shelter. They are helping young LGBTQ people feel affirmed.

Solar panels on a city rooftop

In the heart of Columbia Heights, a new apartment building offers residents and nearby community members an unexpected service: Resilience.

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Who really benefits from urban revival? From trendy coastal areas to the nation’s heartland, cities are seeing levels of growth beyond the wildest visions of only a few decades ago. For a look at the ramifications of this explosive growth for our own...

Housing, even and perhaps especially for the homeless, can and should restore people’s basic dignity, reflecting back to them that their lives have value.


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