Northgate Apartments Celebrate 30 Years Of Resident Ownership, Affordability

By Courtney Kramer, Mychamplainvalley.com -

Burlington, Vt - Vermont's largest affordable housing community marked a special milestone Saturday with a neighborhood-wide celebration. The Northgate Apartments in Burlington's New North End is [...]

The Housing Affordability Crisis And What Millennials Can do About It

By Steve Early, Counterpunch.org -

When millennials head home for the holidays this month, many who are city dwellers will be hosted by parents or grand-parents whose housing is far more spacious and financially secure than their [...]

Financing The Future Of Cooperative Low-Income Housing

By Zoe Sullivan, Nextcity.org -

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, New York City went through a devastating financial crisis. Buildings in neighborhoods across the city were essentially abandoned by their landlords. In some [...]

Gentrification: The New ‘Negro Removal’ Program

By Dr. Ron Daniels, IBW21.org. -

Gentrification has emerged as a major threat to Black communities that have been centers for Black business/economic development, cultural and civic life for generations. Gentrification has [...]

How The Ultrarich Can Help Fix The Affordable Housing Crisis

By Chuck Collins, Yesmagazine.org -

A growing number of people invest in real estate they never intend to occupy and push up prices for the rest of us. Cities should make them pay. Down the street from my office, a luxury [...]

Solar Is Saving Low-Income Households Money In Colorado. It Could Be A National Model

By Dan Gearino, Insideclimatenews.org -

Low-income households in Colorado are getting a new question during visits from energy assistance agencies: Have you considered solar panels? It's an innovative approach to solving two challenges [...]

People Earning Minimum Wage Cannot Afford To Rent Anywhere In The US

By Laura Paddison, Huffingtonpost.com.mx -

The figures are from the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s annual Out Of Reach report, which documents the affordability of rental housing to low-income families across the U.S. NLIHC [...]

HUD Plan Would Raise Rents For Poor By 20 Percent

By Juliet Linderman and Larry Fern, AP.org -

CHARLESTON, S.C.—Housing Secretary Ben Carson says his latest proposal to raise rents would mean a path toward self-sufficiency for millions of low-income households across the United States by [...]

Rebel Cities 4: In Warsaw, “Rights To The City” Means Clean Air And Affordable Homes

By Steve Rushton, Occupy.com -

“We fight for a fair, more resident-friendly and greener city, which follows the principles of sustainable development," explained Justyna Kościńska, board member of Warsaw's municipalist [...]

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 [...]

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