Affording America: Representative Ilhan Omar Wants Homes for All

The Minnesota congressperson thinks the federal government should guarantee a place to live for every American.

Housing is a human right, says Ilhan Omar, the Democratic congressperson who was just reelected to represent Minnesota's 5th district. And she believes that a private marketplace will never have an incentive to provide it for all Americans.

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William Hanley
Editor-in-Chief, Dwell
William Hanley is Dwell's editor-in-chief, previously executive editor at Surface, senior editor at Architectural Record, news editor at ArtNews, and staff writer at Rhizome, among other roles.