Adults With Roommates At Highest Level In Decades

By Daniel Steingold, -

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

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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

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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

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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, -

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, -

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, -

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

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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, -

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

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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 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 [...]

Chicagoans Say ‘Yes In My Backyard’ To Affordable Housing

By Derek Robertson, -

By Derek Robertson for Waging Nonviolence - Andrea Mitchell knows a dog whistle when she hears one. In the ongoing struggle against housing segregation, they come in the form of chants of “No [...]

Are You Unable To Afford Decent Housing?

By Ijeoma Oluo, -

By Ijeoma Oluo for The Guardian - The affordable housing crisis is becoming inescapable. We have now reached the point where a minimum-wage worker can only afford to live in about a dozen [...]

Income Sharing Could Save Our Lives

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By Matt Stannard for “Being poor is hoping the toothache goes away,” Hugo Award-winning author John Scalzi wrote in a personal blog post over a decade ago. “Being poor is a heater in [...]

Chicago Renters Back ‘ROOTS’ As Solution To Affordable Housing

By Chloe Riley, -

By Chloe Riley for Equal Voice for Families. CHICAGO – In Roxanne Smith’s kitchen, a framed excerpt from Barack Obama’s 2008 Grant Park presidential victory speech hangs for all to see. “America, [...]

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