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Cities Have a New Target for Ending Homelessness: Landlords

Rental vouchers are only helpful if landlords are willing to take them. All too often, they're not. But what if the government made it less risky?


As Bill de Blasio Enters Second Term, Progressives Push for More

After four years in office, the New York mayor has a mixed reputation among liberals. But he seemingly has a chance to change that.

Mayoral Elections Prove Successful for Incumbents and Democrats

Voters largely opted to re-elect their mayors on Tuesday -- even those under ethical clouds. In several midsized cities, though, Republican incumbents lost to Democrats.

For Procurement Reform, Cities See Value in Learning What's Worked Elsewhere

Lots of cities want to increase their outreach to women- and minority-owned businesses. Often, that means taking a look at the best programs in other jurisdictions.