Stories with 'affordable housing' tag

The legacy of Liberty Square

WHAT: The Liberty Square housing project. Created as part of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal plan, it was the first public housing project in the Southeastern U.S. and provided a new housing option for Overtown’s segregated black residents. WHY IT MATTERS: In the 1960s, Liberty Square became densely populated, living standards declined, and violence increased. And in […]

/ February 25, 2019


How can we solve Miami’s affordable housing issues? A few experts have some ideas

We asked experts in affordable housing and development about potential solutions to Miami’s affordable housing problems.

/ February 8, 2019


Wondering about affordable housing in Miami? We took a closer look at the issue

The lack of affordable housing is an issue across the country and especially in Miami. So we decided to dig into the problem.

/ January 29, 2019


Why are there still so many luxury buildings in Miami as demand slows down?

Why is luxury development in Miami still happening as the demand for affordable housing grows? We spoke to some experts to get an answer.

/ January 23, 2019


Confused about affordable housing in Miami? Here are a few basics

We know affordable housing is a big issue in Miami, but it can be just as tough figuring out how to even talk about the problem. So we tried to clear things up a little bit.

/ January 18, 2019


Affordable housing is a big issue in Miami, so we want to know your questions about it

Over the next few weeks we’ve decided to explore the issue of affordable housing in Miami. And we want to know your questions and concerns about housing in the city.

/ January 9, 2019


8 ways YOU can help tackle our housing affordability crisis

We have a real crisis on your hands. But you don’t have to be an expert in housing or take on this issue as your full time job to make a difference.

/ February 20, 2018


What the business community can do about sea level rise

Sea level rise is going to be a hot topic at the Chamber of Commerce’s conference next week. Here’s a sneak peek.

/ June 7, 2016


Miami-Dade’s Money Gap

We were killing it before the recession. But while the rest of America is recovering, we’re still sliding. FIU explained why.

/ May 26, 2016


What we learned at last night’s talk on unaffordable Miami

The fact that FIU packed a bar on a Wednesday night for a talk on affordable housing shows just how serious the situation is getting.

/ May 12, 2016