Trump’s Eviction Moratorium Falls Too Short

By Tara Raghuveer, The Appeal. -

On Tuesday, when the rent was due once again and as 43 million Americans braced for possible eviction, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a nationwide eviction [...]

Landlords Pressuring Tenants To Pay Rent Are Getting Pandemic Relief

By Morgan Baskin, Washington City Paper. -

The first time she remembers protesting in the region, about 10 years ago, Tara Maxwell was outside the Virginia home of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. His wife Virginia, the target of [...]

Tenant Unions For The Future

By Hannah Black, Dissent Magazine. -

Calls to rent strike have yet to cohere into a national political movement. But as the economic crisis deepens, tenants’ fates will ultimately be decided by their level of collective [...]

Corporate Landlords Have Gotten Government Aid; Tenants Haven’t

By Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, The Appeal. -

The federal government has given millions of dollars to corporate landlords accused of inhumane eviction practices, poor maintenance of their buildings, and unfair rent increases.  These [...]

General Strike: The Eviction Crisis Escalates

With an estimated 17 to 40 million people at risk of losing their homes by the end of September, and with the failure of the federal government to pass an eviction moratorium or an unemployment [...]

As New York Eviction Moratorium Ends, Tension Escalates

By Popular Resistance. -

Dozens of New Yorkers marched through the streets of Brooklyn Wednesday morning before entering two landlord attorney firms buildings and Brooklyn Borough Hall calling for a ban on evictions and [...]

Looming Evictions May Soon Make 28 Million Homeless

By Annie Nova, CNBC. -

Emily Benfer began her career representing homeless families in Washington, D.C. Her first case involved a family that had been evicted after complaining to their landlord about the holes in [...]

United States: 30% Didn’t Make Their Housing Payment In June

By Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge. -

A stunning 30% of Americans didn't make their housing payment for June - a figure that is likely going to ripple through the housing industry in coming months. According to a new survey [...]

Millions Of Tenants Are Ready For A Rent Strike Revolution

By Jason Wu, Truthout. -

Calls to “cancel rent” are catching fire. First came a couple of tweets on Twitter. Then progressive firebrands like Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed the #CancelRent movement. Now, [...]

Rent Strike: Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay

By Amy Hall, The New Internationalist. -

The Covid-19 crisis has triggered an international rent strike. Housing activists hope to build strong networks of solidarity as a financial crisis and mass evictions loom. Across the world, [...]

May Day Action: Cancel Rent, Cancel Mortgages, Cancel Utility Bills

By Causa Justa, Popular Resistance. -

San Francisco, CA — Hundreds of tenants, unhoused residents, workers & families are joining forces this May Day to demand local, state and federal representatives use their power to cancel rent, [...]