Gayle Reaves

Freelance journalist Gayle Reaves is a former editor of Fort Worth Weekly. She won a Pulitzer Prize in international reporting in 1994 as part of a Dallas Morning News team. She lives in Fort Worth and teaches journalism at the University of North Texas.

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affordable housing, seniors
Politics

Texas Lawmakers Are Singlehandedly Derailing Affordable Housing for Seniors

Unlike most states, Texas essentially gives state legislators veto power over affordable housing in their districts. Now that law is being used to derail low-income senior housing.

Long before Joan Hawn moved to Oak Bluff Village in Columbus, a Colorado River town about halfway between Houston and Austin, she knew it was the place for her when she got older.  Now, at 72, she doesn’t know where … Read More

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The House Always Wins

Some legislators want to keep affordable housing out of their districts — and they've given themselves the power to do it.

Some legislators want to keep affordable housing out of their districts — and they've given themselves the power to do it. Read More

Economy

The Fight for Fair Housing

Two lawsuits are dragging Texas—and maybe the whole country—closer to the goal of integrated neighborhoods.

Two lawsuits are dragging Texas—and maybe the whole country—closer to the goal of integrated neighborhoods. Read More

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