National Politics

Can Biden End Homelessness?

Posted April 6, 2021 by

Cities Must Open Neighborhoods to Unhoused America’s homelessness crisis is an affordable housing crisis. It was triggered when low-income residents priced out by late 1970’s urban gentrification failed to get the Section 8 certificates (or other subsidies) necessary for them
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Will Democrats Stop Electing Bullies?

Posted March 16, 2021 by

Biden Offers Positive Leadership Model “The problem with Cuomo is no one has ever liked him.” — Richard Ravitch, a former Democratic lieutenant governor. “I have not met a person yet in New York politics who has a good relationship
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Will Cities Squander Federal Homeless Funds?

Posted February 9, 2021 by

Millions of FEMA Dollars Could Go Unspent With thousands sleeping on streets, the Biden Administration’s plan to fund 100% of the cost of temporarily housing them is great news. But cities and counties must seize these federal dollars. And given
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Housing Advocates Are Winning!

Posted January 26, 2021 by

Great Start to 2021 Housing advocates have had a lot to celebrate. President Biden’s Executive Order extended the national eviction moratorium through March and a longer extension with increased tenant protections is on the horizon. In addition, flawed rent relief
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