Tax Overhaul Is a Blow to Affordable Housing Efforts

By lowering rates, the law reduces the value of tax credits that have been crucial to rental projects nationwide, with the effect being felt already.

U.K. Finance Minister Seeks to Placate Angry Young Voters

With Brexit looming large, more-affordable housing featured prominently as Philip Hammond presented his budget to Parliament.

California Looks at Republican Tax Measures and Sees Payback

Strongly Democratic, the state would be hit hard by the loss or scaling back of widely used deductions, and the governor sees “something very odd.”

In Charlottesville, Some Say Statue Debate Obscures a Deep Racial Split

By JOHN ELIGON August 18, 2017 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — One of the joys of growing up, for Deborah Bell-Burks, was sitting on the counter of the general store that her family owned on Main Street, helping her mother bag items and count change. A bicycle...

Program to Spur Low-Income Housing Is Keeping Cities Segregated

By JOHN ELIGON, YAMICHE ALCINDOR and AGUSTIN ARMENDARIZ July 2, 2017 HOUSTON — A mural on the wall of an elementary school here proclaimed, “All the world is all of us,” but the hundreds of people packing the auditorium one...