Emily Badger

New York Times writer

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Emily Badger covers urban policy for The Upshot at The New York Times. She formerly reported for the Washington Post.

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The house with the picket fence is an American tradition, protected by law. But, as prices rise, homeowners are closing the door on the next generation.

The housing shortage, the presidential campaign and the NIMBYs

The house with the picket fence is an American tradition, protected by law. But, as prices rise, homeowners are closing the door on the next generation.

from To the Point

The Trump administration wants to use enrollment in public benefits as a strike against legal immigrants who aim to become citizens.

The power of the term 'welfare'

The Trump administration wants to use enrollment in public benefits as a strike against legal immigrants who aim to become citizens.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The incoming administration announced another cabinet choice today:  Doctor Ben Carson to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development .

Ben Carson nominated for housing secretary

The incoming administration announced another cabinet choice today: Doctor Ben Carson to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development .

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