National Politics

Growing Power of Pro-Housing Activism

Posted March 19, 2019 by

Momentum for Infill Housing, Transit, Parking Bans I knew before visiting Boulder, Denver, Minneapolis and St. Paul last week of their strategies for expanding affordable housing. But I came away feeling that a lot more progress is being made than
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Democrats 2020 Agenda:  5 Million Affordable Homes

Posted March 5, 2019 by

Needed: A Transformative Housing Platform What does it mean for Democratic presidential candidates to strongly back housing? Health care advocates push “Medicare for All,”  enviros a “Green New Deal,” but housing lacks a consensus action plan. Here’s a suggestion: Democratic
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Ignore the Myth: Voters Rally for Housing

Posted February 26, 2019 by

Experts, Voters Both Support New Housing Cities are seeing more political support for building housing  now than in at least the past four decades.  Yet some housing advocates believe public support is lacking, asking “ Why voters haven’t been buying
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