It’s Time To Build New, Mixed-Income Public Housing

By Tanner Howard, Shelterforce.org -

Is today the time to fight for public housing in the United States? That’s the argument of “Social Housing in the United States,” a new report published by the People’s Policy Project, an [...]

This Is The Wrong Time To Cut Back On Public Housing

By Ebony Slaughter-Johnson, Otherwords.org -

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson has answered President Trump’s call to shrink the social safety net. Carson recently offered a proposal that would triple the rent some of [...]

The Properties Of Property

By Steve Martinot, Counterpunch.org -

One of them, the one we know most intimately these days, is that it causes social crises, such as the so-calling “housing crisis.” We know what the “housing crisis” is not. It is not a housing [...]

Utah Seniors Form Co-op To Keep Housing Affordable

By Shirlene Stoven, Inequality.org -

An affordable housing crisis is sweeping across the country, putting the squeeze on millions of people with modest incomes. I was one of the many older Americans whose retirement security was [...]

Adults With Roommates At Highest Level In Decades

By Daniel Steingold, Studyfinds.org -

SEATTLE — Having a roommate as an adult may be fairly common in the first years out of college, but more older, single Americans are opting against living alone. In fact, one-third of adults now [...]

Affordable Housing Movement Rises From Foreclosure Crisis

By Michael Arria, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Michael Arria from In These Times. Over the last few years, housing activism has boomed—a trend that transcends the issue of rent control through its focus on halting gentrification and [...]

March At Baltimore City Hall Demands Affordable Housing Funds

By Staff, therealnews.com -

By Staff of The Real News Network - TAYA GRAHAM: This is Taya Graham reporting for the Real News Network in Baltimore City, Maryland. Baltimore City activists have finally said enough is enough [...]

Tiny Homes Banned In U.S. As Govt Criminalizes Sustainable Living

By Staff, daily-curiosity.info -

By Staff of Daily Curiosity - As the corporatocracy tightens its grip on the masses – finding ever more ways to funnel wealth to the top – humanity responds in a number of ways, including the [...]

National Low Income Housing Coalition On Tax Proposal

By Diane Yentel, www.popularresistance.org -

By Diane Yentel for Natinal Low Income Housing Coalition. WASHINGTON, D.C.- The tax reform legislation proposed by House Republican leaders takes a historic step in directly revising the [...]

Housing Justice Groups Align As National Movement Grows

By Jess Clarke, www.homesforall.org -

By Jess Clarke for Homes for All - Renters across the US are beginning to rise up against the housing affordability crises that is hitting cities, towns, suburbs and even rural regions of the [...]

Newsletter – Greater Austerity Coming Unless We Act

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. As one of the world's richest nations, the US stands out for having the greatest wealth divide and high levels of poverty. Over the past 40 years, wages have [...]

9to5 Colorado Fights For Renter’s Rights, Affordable Housing

By Staff, www.9to5.org -

By 9to5 Colorado. Colorado - Community members from Denver, Aurora, Westminster, and Commerce City came together to participate in the National Renter’s Week of Action alongside other affiliates [...]

Baltimore’s Push To Solve Its Affordable Housing Crisis With Community Land Trusts

By Kevon Paynter, www.yesmagazine.org -

By Kevon Paynter for Yes! Magazine - Men and women huddle inside the St. John’s United Methodist Church in central Baltimore. The air conditioning in the church is inefficient on a day when the [...]

Renter Nation Assemblies 2015

By Staff, www.homesforall.org -

By Staff of Homes for All - Hundreds gathered and gave direct testimony about the citywide displacement crisis. Grassroots activists also planned strategies and tactics for passing Just Cause [...]

Tax The Rich To House The Poor

By NLIHC, www.popularresistance.org -

By the National Low Income Housing Coalition. Washington, DC - The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) released the “Reforming the Mortgage Interest Deduction: How Tax Reform Can Help [...]

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