The Crisis of Shelter in the United States

Housing is one the building blocks of human life. Why is it so scarce in this country? Condemned condominiums in Houston, 2007. (Photo by James Nielsen / Houston Chronicle via Getty Images) The summer before seventh grade, my mother and I began a nomadic journey across the Metroplex, the geography-laden name for the city of Dallas and its surrounding suburbs. My mom had filed for bankruptcy in 1982 and could never catch up. We moved from our house in the lush Oak Cliff neighborhood, where the waxy green leaves of magnolia trees and sturdy pecan trees were fed by […]

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