The Next Steps In Eviction Defense

By Portland Emergency Eviction Response. -

Oregon - Here in Portland, there are signs that the movement for Black lives and the movement for actually affordable housing are increasingly intersecting in all kinds of ways.  Among the [...]

Portland Protests, The Fire And Organizing Eviction Defense

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Portland, Oregon is one of the epicenters of the rebellion against police violence that broke out after the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Portland has a long history of racism and [...]

Half Of The US Lacks Adequate Protections Against Evictions

By Sasha Abramsky, Truthout. -

In the aftermath of the 2008 housing market collapse, I spent many months reporting on the “collateral damage” caused by a systemic failure. I remember going into campgrounds in California’s [...]

Philadelphia To Temporarily Block Landlords From Enforcing Evictions

By Ryan Briggs, WHYY. -

Philadelphia court officials will announce a temporary stay on lockouts related to eviction orders Tuesday, PlanPhilly has learned. The move comes as landlord-tenant proceedings begin to ramp [...]

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 [...]

Trump’s Executive Orders Are Public Relations Stunts

By Jack Rasmus, Predicting the Global Economic Crisis. -

Trump, Meadows, Mnuchin and McConnell cleverly set up and sucked in Pelosi and Shumer into negotiations last week, never planning to conclude a deal by Friday, in the process getting them to [...]

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 [...]

28 Million Evictions Loom As Houses Sit Empty

By Lee Camp, Consortium News. -

Congress’s inability to actually represent the real-live human beings of America, combined with an economic system that rewards lack of empathy and an excess of greed, has brought us to a dark [...]

As Mass Evictions Loom, Practical Advice For Housing Takeovers

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Federal protection against housing evictions has expired and local and state governments are not stepping up to fill in the gap leaving tens of millions of families vulnerable to homelessness [...]

400,000 Marylanders Face Eviction As COVID-19 Spikes

By Jaisal Noor, The Real News. -

After weeks of declining COVID-19 cases, Maryland is experiencing rising hospitalization and positivity rates, especially among those 35 years of age and under. The number of COVID-positive [...]

Philadelphia Protest: ‘Housing Is Dignity!’

By Betsey Piette, Workers World. -

Residents of the James Talib-Dean tent encampment, set up on June 11 on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, held a press conference July 13 to denounce city plans to evict them. [...]

The Economy: What Lies Ahead

By Jack Rasmus, Predicting the Global Economic Crisis. -

The US economy at mid-year 2020 is at a critical juncture. What happens in the next three months will likely determine whether the current Great Recession 2.0 continues to follow a W-shape [...]

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 [...]

Housing Activists Unite To Fight Mass Evictions And Defund Police

By Candice Bernd, Truthout. -

As COVID-19’s second wave bears down, nearly half of all states’ eviction moratoria have already expired or are set to expire in the next two months. A federal moratorium that bans evictions of [...]

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