Episode 142

Nowhere to Live

August 9, 2018
  • Housing
  • Cities & Regions
  • Public Sector Reforms
  • Inequality & the Middle Class
Assistant Professor of Urban Policy and City Management, Cleveland State University
Associate Professor of Urban Planning, Maxine Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University

Having a warm and comfortable home is important for health and well-being. But with rising rent prices and growing inequality, it can be tough – if not impossible – to find a place to live. Professors Megan Hatch and Rosie Tighe explain why the U.S. has such a shortage of affordable housing, how government programs help, and why they often fall short.

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