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Minimum wage workers priced out of Bay Area housing

By Brian Howey, Bay News Rising Staff Reporter —

Gregory Mitchell serves coffee at the Starbucks kiosk in the Pack ‘N Save grocery store in Emeryville. 844 more words

Statistics on Lack of Housing Affordability

Everyone knows there is a serious lack of affordable housing in this country. This gap contributes to homelessness, poor school performance, childhood trauma, and mental and physical health problems. 201 more words

Affordable Housing

Mortgage Interest Deduction

The mortgage interest deduction on federal income tax is by far the biggest housing subsidy available. It far surpasses Section 8, LIHTC, or other forms of subsidy. 180 more words

Affordable Housing

What house?

Owning a house has long since been part of the American Dream. It’s been so important to people immigrating to this country, people living in this country, that it’s interesting how unobtainable owning a house is today. 312 more words

Ben Carson wins Senate confirmation as housing secretary

Thursday retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson was confirmed by the Senate to become housing secretary in the Trump administration. Carson, a former Republican presidential candidate who battled Trump for the GOP nomination, was confirmed for the Cabinet position by a 58 to 41 vote. 262 more words

In The News

Housing and the Election Webinar: 5 Ways You Can Take Action

By Sarah Mickelson, NLIHC Director of Public Policy

Over the next few months, affordable housing and community development organizations have an opportunity to influence a number of critical issues before Congress and to help break through the noise of the presidential campaigns to make affordable housing an election issue. 127 more words

News Round-up

Ephemerama #27

So what’s going on with race in this country? Why does it seem all of the sudden that there’s police shootings weekly, and then shortly afterwards there’s the obligatory “Black Lives Matter” protest; and afterwards that followed by the equally obligatory police or “good heart(ed)” “All Lives Matter” response to the response. 613 more words