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The Obama Administration Is Expanding a Program to Fix Up Public Housing—Too Bad the Program Might Also Privatize It

By Jake Blumgart When New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his administration’s plan on May 19 to help dig his city’s public housing authority out of its $16 billion capital-needs hole, attention quickly focused on the plan’s reliance on … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Couples Face Significant Housing Discrimination, Historic Government Study Says

By Amanda Terkel Same-sex couples face significant levels of discrimination in the rental housing market, according to a landmark government study released on Tuesday. The new survey by the Department of Housing and Urban Development is the first-ever study examining … Continue reading

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Housing Crisis: Widespread Discrimination; Little Taste for Enforcement

By Nikole Hannah-Jones The results of Tuesday’s U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development national study on the persistence of housing discrimination are unlikely to shock: Racial and ethnic minorities continue to find themselves locked out of many housing opportunities. … Continue reading

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