Apartment buildings are going up all over Manhattan, but it’s harder than ever to find an affordable place to live in New York. It’s a scene played out nationwide as rents soar and wages stall.
Combating homelessness isn’t just about shelter. Lately, some affordable housing projects are getting decidedly upscale — to help residents heal, adjust and build bonds with their new neighbors.
The 22 states that didn’t ease Medicaid eligibility under Obamacare cover a much smaller percentage of their low-income residents than other states do and have seen their costs rise more.