To Stop Displacement, Disclose the Data!
For more than half a century, real estate data has played a crucial role in struggles against housing discrimination and dispossession. But what information is needed now in the face of changing forms of speculation?
Country of Tenants
Questions of ownership, affordability, and political representation converge in current struggles over rent regulation.
If These Walls Could Talk
Whither housing? Ask the houses. In four recent books, home is where the histories of housing policy and politics makes themselves known.
Rising rents mark the “straightening” of gayborhoods like Greenwich Village. What role does queer presence play in cycles of urban redevelopment and displacement?
Public Housing Transformed
Catherine Fennell and Crystal Palmer, two authorities on Chicago's public housing transformation, probed the problematic mythos of public housing—from the "failure" of tower complexes to the virtues of mixed-income redevelopment.
Give a Minute
Carol Coletta and Jake Barton discuss an interactive project that seeks to reinvent public participation in America for the 21st century.
The Chicago Housing Authority has slowly been tearing down its Cabrini-Green public housing project, and as of yesterday another one of the buildings is gone.