A focus on Dallas as we highlight some interesting survey's with Amazon's HQ2 contender cities, and Dallas' GrowSouth initiative.
Texas gains more population than LA or New York for the first time in over 10 years as Americans are migrating away from the coasts in their search for affordable housing.
Transportation-HUD 2018 spending bill expected to be approved, and a 2019 projection showing some big cuts requested by Trump.
New housing legistlation is moving through government; Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act of 2018, and Transitional Housing for Recovery in Viable Environments Demonstration Program Act. We'll be following their progress.
And wrapping up last weeks' snapshot with a great article highlighting the last 151 years of America's Housing.
Amazon’s spat with the city of Seattle over a job tax on big employers to raise money to purportedly ease homelessness raises questions about the ramifications if the e-commerce goliath were to choose Dallas for its HQ2.
Mayor Mike Rawlings says southern Dallas is headed in the right direction. The mayor Thursday delivered the annual progress report for GrowSouth. For the last six years, the initiative’s been working to jump-start growth in southern Dallas.
Affordable Housing (No Medal): Dallas got no medal in this category, but CityHealth seems to have overlooked—or just done its research prior to—the city’s recent adoption of a comprehensive housing policy intended to shore up a gap in affordable housing.
On Thursday, the Rangers will announce a $1 million partnership with Energy Transfer Partners, the company Rangers co-owner Ray Davis founded, to help fund more programming and future operations.
Nearly half of all renters can’t afford rent, and over half a million Americans are homeless on any given night. How did we get here?
Given the sheer number of homeless people encamped on the streets of America’s major cities, plans to “end homelessness” might sound premature. But as the crisis grows in magnitude, advocates have been pressed to think bigger.
New population estimates show growth in Texas and Arizona cities surpassing New York City and Los Angeles for the first time in 10 years.
The high cost of housing seemed to sap Americans' taste for coastal cities last year as cities in Texas and Arizona gained more population than New York City or Los Angeles for the first time in a decade, according to census population estimates released Thursday.
The initiative is a $30 million collaboration between San Francisco city and county, the San Francisco Unified School District and private philanthropy. Its purpose is to provide housing to 800 of San Francisco’s homeless families by 2020.
The House Appropriations Transportation-HUD (THUD) Subcommittee approved its $71.8 billion fiscal year (FY) 2018 spending bill May 15, which is expected to be approved by the full House Appropriations Committee May 23.
The House Financial Services Committee approved three bills this week, including one that seeks to modernize the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
Kaiser Permanente is making a $200 million investment aimed at building low-cost housing in eight states, plus D.C.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has been inaccurately describing his proposals to cut housing benefits through rent increases, rigid work requirements, and de facto time limits for low income families.
From the first tenement regulation to work requirements for public-housing residents, these are key moments in housing policy.