Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“’It really changes your perception of the problem of homelessness and the people who end up being homeless,’ said Cooper.” Anderson Cooper: How I see Homeless People Now (CBS)

“Studies estimate that the city’s affordable housing stock has withered to half of what it was a decade ago. Meanwhile, family homelessness has doubled.” In the District, affordable housing has to be the answer to rising homelessness  (Washington Post)

The study . . . found that people who quit smoking had a reduction in feelings of depression, anxiety, and stress, and an increase in positive mood and quality of life after they quit.”Quitting Smoking Won’t Just Save Your Life – It Could Also Make You Happier (Huffington Post)

“They formed what’s called a real estate investment trust, or REIT. It allows investors to pool their funds to buy property and collect dividends — and involves no public financing.” Nonprofits to Pull In Investors To Tackle Housing Affordability (NPR)

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