National Politics

Cities Lack Housing for Amazon’s Workers

Posted August 7, 2018 by

Amazon Will Worsen Urban Affordability Crisis As cities offer secret bounties to become Amazon’s second headquarters, the aggressive recruitment raises a question that all high housing cost cities involved should be asking: Where will Amazon’s new employees live? None of
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Housing Advocates Must Act Now!

Posted July 31, 2018 by

Seizing the Political Momentum on Housing Zane Selvans is among urban America’s most insightful housing advocates. When I interviewed him in 2017 for my upcoming book, Generation Priced Out, he was optimistic that his city of Boulder, Colorado would build
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San Francisco Must Legalize Apartments

Posted July 24, 2018 by

Homeowners Should Embrace Mr. Rogers’ Support for Welcoming Neighbors San Francisco is a tenant town. Yet its zoning laws largely bar new apartments.  It’s time for the city to legalize such housing as an essential strategy for increasing inclusion and
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The November Elections and VA Privatization

Posted July 12, 2018 by Suzanne Gordon

As we approach the mid-term elections, the issue of VA privatization should play an important role  at the ballot box.  The nation’s 9 million veterans – and their friends and families – aren’t the only ones who should be concerned
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