The Massachusetts eviction moratorium is creating a deeper affordable housing crisis in the state, forcing landlords once willing to take on financially riskier tenants, like those with poor credit, to balk at the prospect.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
Landlords and property managers in four of 10 counties examined by the Howard Center filed at least 101 evictions that violated the federal moratorium, a review of court and other public records found.
Part two of Mission District resident Kimberly's pandemic experience in San Francisco, as told through a series of illustrations.
COVID-19 has exacerbated the country's joblessness crisis. What can South Africa learn from nations that have experienced similar unemployment crises?
An investigation into an Italian virologist and the race to find a coronavirus vaccine both illustrate how important open science is, but also how easily things can go wrong.
Across North Carolina, about 20 percent of homes have no internet subscription. The pandemic brought this divide into stark focus as schools rushed to migrate learning from classroom to living room.
Some of the work-arounds to care for the homeless during the pandemic have turned into silver linings and may impact future programs and funding.
As coronavirus began to devastate Italy, microbiology professor Andrea Crisanti put his region at the forefront of the fight with rigorous testing and quarantine.
No one knows how many homeless people have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, not even the nation’s homelessness czar. One man in New York City describes his pandemic plight.
Mato Grosso is the epicenter of the pandemic in the Brazilian Amazon; in one community, 70 percent of the population has tested positive for COVID-19. Simultaneously, fires antagonize Indigenous lands.
Rural homeless people, especially students, are among the least visible of an already largely invisible group of victims and have less access to health care.
Four months after the CARES Act was passed, less than one-third (29 percent) of the $4 billion Congress allocated for homeless programs has actually made its way to local communities.
The HIV/AIDS epidemic is at a tipping point in Russia, where an estimated 1-1.5 million people are HIV positive and the Kremlin has long rejected international assistance. Women are being left behind.
Though the Zika outbreak in Brazil has seemingly peaked, its aftermath will be felt by the thousands of families caring for and raising children with Zika-related complications and disabilities.
The closer the contact the greater the risk humans and animals will pass devastating diseases to each other.
High levels of poverty and malnutrition in the UK are triggering a re-emergence of related “Victorian” diseases, such as scurvy, rickets and TB—and even cholera and diphtheria. But who is most at risk?
As the world sprints to end AIDS, adolescents and young people suffer from HIV in the shadows with girls and young women bearing the brunt in Malawi.
According to all the latest reports, South Africa is making major steps in treating and preventing HIV/AIDS. A look at how the lives of women here have changed in the past three years.
How close are we to a yellow fever pandemic?
Young women are at particularly high risk for HIV in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, where about 5,000 of them acquire the disease each week. Is a drug to prevent HIV really the best solution? Amy Maxmen looks at alternative solutions in South Africa.
More than half of all HIV-positive individuals will experience an eye complication during their lifetime. One such complication is CMV retinitis, which can lead to permanent blindness.
We might soon have a treatment for Huntington's disease, but the Latin American communities who helped scientists uncover the cause are too poor to benefit. Who will help these forgotten people?
Ebola survivors could be carrying live Ebola virus in their eyes. Many of them are going blind, but in fear of the epidemic's resurgence, hardly anyone is doing anything about it.
Cuban sanitariums are the government quarantine facilities for HIV positive people—critics called them prisons; supporters say they controlled the epidemic. Former residents say "it's complicated."
Another big win PBS NewsHour, Science, and the Pulitzer Center, for "The End of AIDS?" Finding new ways to tell stories that matter on issues that affect us all.
Grantee Amy Maxmen dives into the nuance of reporting on the Ebola crisis with The Open Notebook.
The Out at the Movies Int’l LGBT Film Festival in Winston-Salem will screen “The Abominable Crime," a film produced by the Pulitzer Center about homophobia in Jamaica.
After the Pulitzer Center journalists' visit to the Free Spirit Media Program in June, students show their documentaries on fortune tellers, masculinity, safe spaces, and the use of marijuana.
Fellows spent time in Washington, D.C. preparing for their international reporting projects and learning from Pulitzer Center staff and professional journalists.
This week: Zika's intercontinental hop, a look inside Russia, and developmental deficiencies from poverty.
Four Pulitzer Center grantees, 15 students, and wide range of documentary film topics mark eighth year of partnership with Free Spirit Media.
The World Health Summit is accepting applications for its 2017 "Next Generation of Science Journalists" award, co-sponsored by the Pulitzer Center.
Two Pulitzer Center-supported projects nominated and seven grantees shortlisted for 2017 One World Media Awards for international journalism and media coverage of global issues.
Newsroom diversity in its many, often overlapping, forms was the subject of an intense panel discussion at the Pulitzer Center's Gender Lens Conference.
Jon Cohen discussed his reporting on HIV/AIDS with University of Michigan students.
This week: the rise of zoonotic diseases, what really happened in the U.S. raid on Yemen, and Afghan's rule of law.