Housing

To Help the Homeless, Offer Shelter That Allows Deep Sleep

To Help the Homeless, Offer Shelter That Allows Deep Sleep

Lori Teresa Yearwood

FEATURES

Co-published with San Francisco Chronicle. Sleep deprivation haunts unhoused people, worsening the trauma that sometimes caused their unsheltered situations in the first place.

I Tried to Make My Home Energy Efficient and It's Ruining My Life

I Tried to Make My Home Energy Efficient and It's Ruining My Life

David Dayen

FEATURES

Co-published with VICEPeople across America are pitched what seems like a win-win: make your house more climate-friendly for little or no money down. Advocates say it's a nightmare.

The War on Rats in Claremont Village

The War on Rats in Claremont Village

Michael Simpson & Ed Alvarez

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with CityLimits.org, produced by the Bronx Photo League, a project of the Bronx Documentary CenterThe city and residents of Bronx public housing developments in Claremont Village are ramping-up efforts to eliminate a years-long rat infestation.

Storm of Shame: How Hurricane Relief Sorts People into Deserving and Undeserving Poor

Storm of Shame: How Hurricane Relief Sorts People into Deserving and Undeserving Poor

Maria Foscarinis

NEWS

Co-published with TalkPoverty.orgHurricanes Irma and Harvey reveal the brutal treatment of previously homeless victims.

Newark Tenants Try to Tighten Rent Control as Downtown Booms

Newark Tenants Try to Tighten Rent Control as Downtown Booms

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with WNYC StudiosHousing advocates are trying to take multi-pronged approach to manage what they see as the slow encroachment of gentrification.

What the Final Moments of Homeless People Can Teach Us

What the Final Moments of Homeless People Can Teach Us

Amy DePaul & Gema Galiana

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with Capital & Main and O.C. WeeklyThey live so differently from us that it shouldn’t be surprising how differently they die.

Outclassed: how your neighbor’s income might affect your happiness

Outclassed: how your neighbor’s income might affect your happiness

Alissa Quart

FEATURES

Co-published with The GuardianDon’t scoff: psychological and social science research supports that living amid the wealthy even when you are upper middle class is bad for your mental health.

Homeless in the Shadow of Santa Barbara’s Mansions

Homeless in the Shadow of Santa Barbara’s Mansions

Jennifer Dworkin

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with Bill Moyers & CompanyFor hundreds of families, home is a car in a quiet parking lot.

What It's Like To Live On A Hidden Island "No One Has Ever Heard Of"

What It's Like To Live On A Hidden Island "No One Has Ever Heard Of"

Maureen Drennan

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with Refinery29. An intimate look at life in this "hidden gem" within New York City, through the eyes of the young women who live there. 

 

Foreclosure Victims Say Donald Trump’s Economic Advisor Drove Them Out Of Their Homes

Foreclosure Victims Say Donald Trump’s Economic Advisor Drove Them Out Of Their Homes

David Dayen

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The Intercept. These are the people Donald Trump wants to have running our economy.