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    • Stateline Story
    February 15, 2002
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    In a move that has angered conservatives, the Virginia Housing Development Authority wants to give unrelated adults and nonmarried couples including homosexuals the opportunity to grasp the American dream: the dream of owning a home. more

    • Stateline Story
    September 20, 2000
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    High housing costs are pinching low-income families in nearly every city and town in the United States, according to a report, released Wednesday by the National Low-Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC). "In no city, in no state is there a capacity for a person working on the minimum wage to be able to come close to affording a two-bedroom home," said Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts, at a Capitol Hill press conference. more

    • Stateline Story
    June 14, 2000
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    The growing pains of a small rural New England town offer a microcosm of the debate about sprawl. The writer of this report, a veteran newspaper and television newsman, provides a first-hand perspective of the complexity of managing growth amid competing interests even in tiny Durham, Maine. more

    • Stateline Story
    April 22, 1999
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    As state legislatures pause today, however briefly, to observe the twenty-ninth anniversary of Earth Day, government action on controlling growth and suburban sprawl has produced mixed results in the 1999 legislative sessions so far. In this report, stateline.org examines how policy makers in Utah, Colorado, Maryland, Virginia and South Carolina have dealt with the issue. more

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