For over forty years, America’s War on Drugs has accounted for 45 million arrests, made America the world’s largest jailer, and damaged poor communities at home and abroad. Yet for all that, drugs in America are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before. The House I Live In captures heart-wrenching stories at all levels of America’s drug war. Together, these stories pose urgent questions: What caused the war? What perpetuates it? And what can be done to stop it?