Sheila Crowley

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Ferguson Tragedy Reflects Poverty's Push to the Suburbs

The aftermath of this tragedy has helped shine a spotlight on an issue that many in the housing community grapple with everyday—the continuing shift of poverty from the nation’s inner cities to the suburbs. More

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Housing Finance Reform Plan Released

Johnson-Crapo housing finance reform proposal funds National Housing Trust Fund, eliminates GSEs. More

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Federal Budget: It Could've Been Worse for Housing

What's in the omnibus bill for housing? A mix of good and bad, according to housing leaders. More

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Housing Moves Further Out of Reach

A minimum-wage worker in Hawaii must hold down 4.4 jobs to afford a modest apartment, according to the latest report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition. More

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Affordable Housing Gap Found in Every State

There were just 3 million units that were affordable and available to 10.1 million extremely low-income renter households in 2011. More

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As Renters Grow in Ranks, Options and Affordability Shrink

The number of renters spending 50% or more of their income on housing and utilities is at an all time high, according to a recent study. More

Affordable Housing in the Next Generation of GSEs

What will the next generation of housing finance entities look like, and how will they serve the affordable housing arena? A few areas of common ground are beginning to emerge. More

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