Thanks to demographic and political changes, Democratic contenders are addressing this issue for the first time.
Housing laws in England can still leave tenants without proper protection, but the latest reforms offer hope for the future.
Landlords could have a big impact on public health, if they help their tenants to feel at home.
Housing policy is a stark point of difference at this election. While the government took promising steps to set up social housing finance, it has yet to give any sign it will finish what it started.
Research shows that moving from a larger dwelling to a tiny home can change behavior in surprising ways.
New laws were supposed to protect people from living in unsafe conditions – but in the eyes of a judge, property guardians might not even count as 'tenants'.
A new study examined how growing numbers of single women in one of the world's most expensive cities are contributing to its gentrification.
A study that compared Habitat for Humanity affiliates found that what nonprofits are doing may matter more than how much they’re spending.
Previous laws gave tenants very little protection – but now landlords could face court if they don't keep their properties in good repair.
Eleven percent of Americans spend more than half of their paycheck on housing. These households rate their health as lower and are less likely to have access to enough nutritious food.
Housing markets never have met the lowest-income households' needs. Now is the time to tackle problems that have been years in the making by creating a better system to supply their housing.
Airbnb has been criticised for contributing to housing problems in cities across Europe – but history shows there could be a way forward.
Millennials are more financially conservative than their high debt balances might suggest.
When vested interests are attacked they create myths and battle plans. It's the surest sign you are on the right track.
Changes to immigration rules have left migrants without family and friends in the UK trapped in immigration detention – despite being granted bail.
The right to rent scheme has been found by the high court to breach human rights. What's more, it doesn't work, and can prevent society's most vulnerable from finding a home.
Socialisation of housing would see profits from rent put back into the maintenance and modernisation of the buildings.
Thanks to a long history of exclusionary government programs, the typical black family now has only 10 cents for every dollar held by the typical white family.
Parents and children rarely put agreements about granny flats in writing and almost never consult a lawyer. But when these arrangements go wrong, the consequences can be disastrous and costly for all.
It's natural to assume that a downturn in the property market is good news for people who've been priced out of the market. In practice, they might still not be able to buy a home.