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Los Angeles is far from ending homelessness – but other American...

Brenda Wiewel, University of Southern California Los Angeles became ground zero for America’s homelessness crisis after President Donald Trump visited the city on Sept. 17. “We...

The 2019 government shutdown is just the latest reason why poor...

Jamila Michener, Cornell University I conduct a lot of in-depth interviews with people like a woman I’ll call Angie as part of my work as...

Shelter design can help people recover from homelessness

Jill Pable, Florida State University Some 544,000 people in the United States have no shelter every night, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and...

Why turning homelessness into a crime is cruel and costly

Joseph W. Mead, Cleveland State University and Sara Rankin, Seattle University Increasingly, local laws punish Americans who are homeless. By severely restricting or even barring the...

Why there are so many unsheltered homeless people on the West...

Margot Kushel, University of California, San Francisco One-quarter of homeless people in the U.S. live in California, despite Californians making up only 12 percent of...

Is bigger really better?

Alexandra Staub, Pennsylvania State University The United States is facing a housing crisis: Affordable housing is inadequate, while luxury homes abound. Homelessness remains a persistent...

Architecture in 2018: Look to the streets, not the sky

Sean Weiss, City College of New York A decade after the global economic collapse, urban development is booming. This is good news for architects. Indeed,...

The hidden homelessness among America’s high school students

Stacey Havlik, Villanova University One in 30. That’s what a new first-of-its-kind study found was the number of students ages 13 to 17 who have experienced...

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Why ‘woman’ isn’t Hillary Clinton’s trump card

Cecilia Hyunjung Mo, Vanderbilt University At a recent rally on Roosevelt Island in New York City, Hillary Clinton remarked that she wanted the United States...