We ask: What don't people who are getting rental assistance get a job? The Answer: More than half are elderly or disabled. Of the rest, most of them do have a job!

Q: Why Don't People Who Get Rental Assistance Get a Job?

A: More than half are elderly or disabled. Of the rest, most of them do have a job! Ninety-four percent of rental assistance receipts are ...

We ask: What don't people who are getting rental assistance get a job? The Answer: More than half are elderly or disabled. Of the rest, most of them do have a job!A: More than half are elderly or disabled. Of the rest, most of them do have a job!

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OTHER ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE

  • What Does “Community Control of Land” Mean?

    May 8, 2018

    When we put out a call for essays about the meaning of community control of land, we expected we might get a handful of responses. Instead we got dozens and dozens, coming from all different parts of the country, from residents and researchers, activists and advocates. We clearly touched a nerve.

  • In our first Health and Community Development supplement, which ran in the Spring 2018 edition of Igluub magazine, we focus on community development board members who are from the health field, and census traits and health.

    Spring 2018 - Health and Community Development Supplement

    May 7, 2018

    In our first supplement, we focus on board members from the health field, and how census tracts relate to the health and wellbeing of a community. Click on the photo to download a copy.

  • A view of a community in Oregon, with an American flag framing the left hand side. Lots of trees in the area.

    The State of Permanent Affordability

    May 7, 2018

    In the face of accelerating gentrification, along with ongoing speculation and eviction, the idea of putting a substantial number of homes outside of the reach of the speculative market has been gaining momentum across the country.