- Created: Friday, 18 October 2013 15:09
New York City and Minneapolis are both electing new mayors next month, along with many other cities across the U.S. How important is affordable housing to these candidates, and what programs do housing experts recommend that mayoral candidates consider? The New York Times put a spotlight on these questions with the publication of "Housing That's Not a Luxury", a debate in its opinion pages on October 17.
Minnesota Representative Keith Ellison was one of the contributors, with an article focused on funding the National Housing Trust Fund. Seven other experts weighed in with articles as well, including housing officials, an economist, nonprofit directors, and a real estate professional. Click here to link to the full feature in the New York Times.