Climate Protesters Defy Court Order To Block Highway

By Sputnik News. -

London  – Insulate Britain campaigners, an environmental group calling on the UK government to implement a better national home insulation program, blocked on Monday the M25 highway encircling [...]

Universal Housing Vouchers: A Promise Or A Pipe Dream?

By Shelby R. King, Shelterforce. -

Once again, the clock is ticking as states scramble to distribute billions in federal emergency rent relief to stress-weary, increasingly panicked tenants and landlords before the national [...]

Yimby Movement Is Not The Answer To Housing Crisis

By Laura Jedeed And M.k. Hawthorne, Truthout. -

There is a battle raging in U.S. cities around land and who controls it. It is fought with zoning laws and red lines. Its battlefields are neighborhood associations and local elections. Across [...]

The Pandemic Has Made Homelessness And Eviction Even More Deadly

By Sarah Glen, Scalawag Magazine. -

According to the Associated Press, a one-night tally in 2020 counted 580,000 people experiencing homelessness in the United States. Advocates say that total is almost certainly a severe [...]

Public Housing To Be Demolished In Tampa For New Development

By Hailey Ostwalt, Liberation News. -

Robles Park Village is a 433-unit public housing complex in Tampa Heights, Florida, near Ybor City. After months of inspections, city officials found that a small portion of this community was [...]

Squatters’ History

By The Free. -

On September 8th 1946, some 1500 men, women and children occupied properties in Kensington and Chelsea as part of the largest single direct action of trespass in a year marked by the squatting of [...]

Report Details Corporate Landlord Gluttony As Millions Face Eviction

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams. -

Despite their loud public complaints to lawmakers about the supposed "economic hardships" caused by the CDC's now-terminated eviction moratorium, large real estate companies have privately touted [...]

After Supreme Court Ruling, A Tsunami Of Evictions Is Set Overwhelm US

By People's Dispatch. -

Following a Supreme Court ruling that ended the moratorium, evictions are resuming in the United States. Eugene Puryear talks about the impact of this judgement on millions who might face a [...]

Women In A Housing Cooperative Build Their Own Homes

By Winnie Narváez Herrera, Tortilla con Sal. -

Like every other country, Nicaragua needs more affordable housing. To deal with the shortage, in many places it’s trying out community-based solutions, sharing responsibility between the [...]

Mass Evictions Underway In Starkville

By Nick Judin, Mississippi Free Press. -

T. Young’s reprieve from homelessness was three days. The mother of four rushed home Friday when she heard the news. When she arrived, officers were still traveling door to door at Catherine [...]

Supreme Court Allows Evictions To Resume During Pandemic

By Mark Sherman, Associated Press. -

Washington — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in [...]

Denver’s Housing First Initiative A ‘Remarkable Success’

By Robert Davis, Invisible People. -

Colorado - A five-year evaluation of Denver’s Social Impact Bond (SIB) program by The Urban Institute found the housing first initiative is a “remarkable success” at reducing chronic [...]

Big Business Loves The Housing Crisis

By Nick Bano, Tribune Magazine. -

What’s your favourite type of landlord? It’s an odd question, but it’s one that commentators keep asking as housing crises of various types continue to take shape across the world. In a [...]

Billions In Rent Assistance Money Withheld From Millions Facing Eviction

By Chase Lawrence, WSWS. -

Out of the $46.5 billion in funding provided for rental assistance under two bailouts enacted in December 2020 and March 2021, the vast majority has not been distributed, with only an estimated [...]

The Eviction Crisis Is A Race And Gender Wage Gap Issue

By Rebekah Entralgo, Counter Punch. -

The federal eviction moratorium coincided with Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2021, which marks the number of days into the year that the average Black woman has to work to catch up to the average [...]