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Biden Wants to Desegregate the Suburbs. Naturally, Trump Is Furious. 2.7.2020 Mother Jones
During the 2020 Democratic primary, housing policy played a far more prominent role than in any presidential contest in recent memory, as candidates released aggressive plans to combat rising costs, exclusionary zoning, and a wave of evictions. But the issue seemed destined to be relegated to the margins in the general election, amid more politically potent […]
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Congress tackling police reform, but GOP and Democratic lawmakers differ on aims 15.6.2020 L.A. Times - World News

A Black man's death at police hands in an Atlanta drive through occurs and congressional lawmakers face calls for police reform.

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These lenders didn't make it easier to find homeowner relief, watchdog says 28.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Millions of homeowners eligible for relief under the CARES Act were provided confusing information by more than two dozen banks, a watchdog has found.

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Residents say they are being kept in the dark about COVID-19 as nearly 90 deaths are recorded at low-income housing in Chicago. ‘This is dangerous.' 21.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Tribune investigation finds residents at subsidized housing across Chicago have been told little about COVID-19 cases where they live.
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You can skip mortgage payments for 6 months. But many fear what comes after that 30.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Millions of home owners have signed up for mortgage forbearance programs to delay their payments. But there is confusion and concern over how they will pay back what they owe.

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Will Jared Kushner’s Real Estate Empire Give Renters a Break? He’s Not Saying. 21.3.2020 Mother Jones
As the economy is sputtering under the weight of the coronavirus’ shutdown, the Trump administration has pushed for direct cash assistance for Americans to prevent them from being thrown out of their homes. Some cities and the Housing and Urban Development Department have announced moratoriums on evictions. But meanwhile, a very large landlord who happens to have […]
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Trump administration seeks $46 billion for agencies to deal with the coronavirus 20.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The White House is asking Congress to approve billions for agencies and programs across the federal government. Here's a breakdown of what each agency would get.
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An unexpected side effect of the coronavirus? A new urgency about helping homeless people 16.3.2020 LA Times: Health

As public health officials scramble to manage the spread of the novel coronavirus, strategies are taking shape to protect California's homeless population.

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The Trump Administration’s Sunday Morning Coronavirus Messaging Was a Disaster 8.3.2020 Mother Jones
Members of President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force fanned out on the Sunday morning talk shows to deliver a message about the administration’s handling of COVID-19—only, it’s unclear what exactly that message is. Pressed by journalists to provide numbers and a plan, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and Surgeon General Jerome Adams deflected […]
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Trump Isn’t Waging a War on Poverty. He’s Waging a War on Poor People. 14.2.2020 Mother Jones
This week, President Donald Trump released a $4.8 trillion budget proposal that would further decimate the already weakened social safety net. Trump’s plan would make steep cuts to food stamps, Medicaid, housing assistance, and other welfare programs that millions of Americans rely on. But the budget is merely a wish list with no chance of […]
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Julián Castro Declares Iowa a “Complete Mess” 4.2.2020 Mother Jones
As the clock crept toward midnight in Iowa with no official results from the caucuses yet released, Elizabeth Warren’s campaign sent her most high-profile surrogate, Julián Castro—2020 presidential contender himself—to talk to reporters gathered at her event. Castro, Obama’s former secretary of housing and urban development, took the opportunity to hammer home one of his […]
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Across the U.S., states are bracing for more climate-related disasters 31.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Some states' proposals would borrow massive amounts of money to pay for future work, create new surcharges to bankroll permanent disaster accounts or shift development away from areas prone to disaster.

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L.A. Mayor Garcetti foresees progress on homelessness via talks with HUD Secretary Ben Carson 24.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti hopes to reach a preliminary agreement with the Trump administration on a joint plan to help combat the city's swelling homeless crisis.

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Q&A: Pete Buttigieg on the monumental task of cleaning up Trump's mess 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about Iran, climate change and if America is ready for a gay president.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Movement Is About a Lot More Than Just Congress 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
For years, tenants in New York’s public housing residences had complained about the black mold breeding on the walls, the brown liquid dripping from the ceilings, and the cold water flowing from the faucets. But the city hadn’t made repairs. One white-skied Saturday this past November, neither New York City Housing Authority head Gregory Russ nor mayor-turned-presidential-candidate […]
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How Wealthy Towns Keep People With Housing Vouchers Out 10.1.2020 Mother Jones
This article was produced in partnership with The Connecticut Mirror, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. On a sweltering Saturday afternoon last June, Crystal Carter took a deep […]
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For Black Americans, It’s Not a Housing Crisis. It’s a Chronic Condition. 9.1.2020 Mother Jones
Redlining is widely seen as the source of the vast disparities in housing and homeownership between white and Black Americans. Denied access to government-backed mortgages, Black people were consigned to areas of low investment in city centers during boom times in suburbia. It would stand to reason, then, that the end of government-sanctioned redlining, with […]
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“For Him to Endorse Her Is Huge for Me”: These Voters Liked Warren Last Night. They Loved Castro. 9.1.2020 Mother Jones
“I’m undocumented and unafraid,” exclaimed Jonathan Jayes-Green from the stage of Kings Theater in Brooklyn Tuesday night. Jayes-Green, the National Latinx Outreach Director for Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign, was onstage to help introduce someone that many had come to see that night: Obama’s former HUD Secretary Julián Castro. It was Castro’s first campaign […]
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Who's running for president? The 2020 Democrats 8.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
It's the most diverse field ever, and the largest in at least 40 years. Potentially two dozen Democrats are entering a long, drawn-out primary process to take on President Trump in 2020.
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Ben Carson Shows He’s Not Actually Interested in Making Cities Affordable 4.1.2020 Mother Jones
Last summer, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson sparked a glimmer of hope among (still-skeptical) housing advocates when he spoke in support of creating federal incentives for local governments to loosen restrictive zoning codes that make housing less affordable. On Friday, he extinguished it. HUD is preparing to release a new rule that […]
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