by Vincent Meyer Madaus and Sebastian Bernardy
May 17th, 2017
For Typecast, Vincent Meyer Madaus and Sebastian Bernardy look at the semi-public space between the sidewalk and the front door — and how residents satisfy their needs and fancies when space is scarce.
In the latest Brass Tacks discussion, representatives from Coalition for the Homeless and Picture the Homeless considered homelessness as a symptom of our housing crisis and efforts to create permanent housing solutions.
In last week's Housing Brass Tacks discussion, Hunter College scholar Matthew Lasner laid out the history of the fight to make housing affordable: from zoning codes to co-ops, it's always been hard-won.
In our first discussion Holly Leicht, former Regional Administrator for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, got down to the nuts and bolts of what HUD does. Here's a little of what we learned.