San Francisco officials have long dreamed of a citywide free Wi-Fi network but so far have only been able to offer public Internet access at select locations such as parks and the airport. 301 more words
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BOSTON (CBS) – Worcester Housing Authority Executive Director Ray Mariano thought he had developed a strong reform program for public housing residents in Worcester entitled, “A Better Life.” The program would have required able-bodied public housing residents to try to find a job or go to school to help improve their lives in order to maintain their public housing residence. 100 more words
By Judy Park, Analyst
Panelists at The Atlantic’s CityLab 2014 conference, held this past September, proposed the idea of home rule – or even more radically, city secession – as a potential solution for increasing affordable housing in cities. 827 more words
It was a little after four on a sunny afternoon — a Friday in the fall, the weekend ahead, bright shining — kids were arriving from school, moms were looking out windows, teenagers waited at bus stops. 765 more words
Go inside the community-led effort that’s giving 7,000 low-income people digital access — for free.
Like many public housing developments in New York City, the Red Hook Houses suffer from low broadband adoption rates and a lack of computer access. 210 more words