Legalize Public Housing

By Sasha Perigo December 1, 2019 — California’s housing shortage is getting worse. In this hot housing market, private developers who are incentivized solely to turn a profit are building to the top of the…







Where Does California’s Homeless Population Come From?

By: Inyoung Kang November 6, 2019 — Today, we have a dispatch from our colleague Marie Tae McDermott, who tackled the latest installment of our series answering readers’ questions about inequality in California: Christine Kroger, a reader…






Habitat for Humanity Steps into Housing Politics

By: Randy Shaw November 1, 2019 — The primary image evoked by the Habitat for Humanity name remains that of President Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter working with volunteers to build or improve single-family homes. Habitat’s…





Low Income Seniors At Risk Of Homelessness In Novato

By: Susie Steimle October 23, 2019 — NOVATO – More than 100 low income senior citizens living in affordable housing in Novato are worried they’re being priced out. Novato’s senior citizen population grew by more…


As Homelessness Surges in California, So Does a Backlash

By: Thomas Fuller, Tim Arango and Louis Keene October 21, 2019 — OAKLAND, Calif. — Insults like “financial parasites” and “bums” have been directed at them, not to mention rocks and pepper spray. Fences, potted…