The United Tent Cities Of America

By David Rovics, Dissidentvoice.org -

I viscerally remember a particular protest I participated in with Portland Tenants United that involved using tents as a symbol of the impending homelessness that will result if the landlords [...]

How The Coup In Venezuela And The US Housing Crisis Are Inextricably Connected

By Ajoke Williams and Kei Pritsker, Mintpressnews.com -

The United States economy is organized such that all commodities, including both weapons and housing, drive the lion’s share of profits upward, into the pockets of a wealthy elite class, at the [...]

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 [...]

UN Recognizes Venezuela Among Top Nations For Right To Housing

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

The United Nations has recognized Venezuela as one of the top countries for guaranteeing people’s right to housing at the first UN-Habitat Assembly taking place in Kenya’s capital of Nairobi. [...]

In An Unequal America, Empathy, Not Just Housing, Has Become Too Pricey

By Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org -

In our daily lives, as anyone who keeps a household budget can attest, the unexpected happens all the time. A refrigerator evaporator fan motor fails. Some part on your car you never realized [...]

How A Community In North London Is Fighting For The Housing It Needs

By Cecilia Keating, Novaramedia.com -

At a crowded open meeting, local people moved from one table to the next, giving their opinions on a housing development planned for the site currently occupied by St Ann’s Hospital in south [...]

Why HUD Wants To Restrict Assistance For Immigrants

By Tanvi Misra and Kriston Capps, Citylab.com -

The Trump administration is targeting immigrants with a new policy—this time, by seeking to restrict housing assistance for families with mixed-citizenship status. On Wednesday, the U.S. [...]

Born Out Of Occupy: Project 222

By Alex Fan Moniz, Popular Resistance -

To think that Project 222 was born with a bang. Real bang. Human dignity over spineless puppeteering. Winston was living in a tent at the time. It was the Fall of 2011, an eventful time around [...]

The Radical Way Berlin Plans To Solve Its Housing Crisis

By Emily Schultheis, Huff Post. -

Berlin ― A sea of placards streamed across Berlin’s Alexanderplatz, a large public square under the shadow of the city’s massive TV tower, with bold messages daubed in paint and printed across [...]

A Referendum To Expropriate Apartments From Big Landlords In Berlin

By Staff, Economist.com -

Sarah-lena knust, a mild-mannered young pr consultant, is an unlikely radical. But finding a place to live in Germany’s booming capital tests the hardiest soul. Since moving to Berlin last year [...]

The Healthiest Communities In The U.S. Are The Ones Where People Can Afford Homes

By Eillie Anzilotti, Fastcompany.com -

North St. Louis County, Missouri, faces numerous challenges: The unemployment rate is three times higher than in the rest of the U.S., and life expectancy is 15 years lower than in Clayton, a [...]

Berlin Activists March To Demand City Seize Housing From Landlords

By Caroline Copley, Reuters.com -

BERLIN (Reuters) - Thousands of Berlin residents took to the streets on Saturday to vent anger over surging rents and demand the expropriation of more than 200,000 apartments sold off to big [...]

‘Life Calm In Caracas, People Prepared For More Struggle’

By John Catalinotto, Workers World. -

Our delegation made a short video today to talk about the situation of the people we have seen here in which everyone said that life in Caracas is going on. People were eating ice cream in the [...]

The Racial Wealth Divide Is Vast, But It Doesn’t Have To Be

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

In a new report, "Dreams Deferred: How Enriching the 1% Widens the Racial Wealth Divide," researchers at the Institute for Policy Studies outline how the racial wealth gap has widened over the [...]