Adults With Roommates At Highest Level In Decades

By Daniel Steingold, Studyfinds.org -

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

By Michael Arria, www.inthesetimes.com -

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 [...]

Organizing Tenants In The Rentier Society

By Michael Byrne, roarmag.org -

By Michael Byrne for ROAR Magazine - These organizations are developing new ways of responding to the growing conflict between tenants and landlords and between housing as a right and housing as [...]

Tiny Homes Banned In U.S. As Govt Criminalizes Sustainable Living

By Staff, daily-curiosity.info -

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 [...]

Newsletter – From Neoliberal Injustice To Economic Democracy

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.popularresistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. This week, we will focus on positive work that people are doing to change current systems in ways that reduce the wealth divide, meet basic needs, build peace [...]

National Low Income Housing Coalition On Tax Proposal

By Diane Yentel, www.popularresistance.org -

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 [...]

Huge Mobile Home Park Co-op Deal Puts Residents In Charge

By Suzanne Potter, publicnewsservice.org -

By Suzanne Potter for Public News Service - HALIFAX, Mass. – In a deal that is the largest of its kind, this week a group of 700 Halifax residents bought the mobile-home park where they live for [...]

Where Evictions Hurt The Most

By Sarah Holder, citylab.com -

By Sarah Holder for City Lab - Measuring the scale of America’s eviction problem has been a challenge—the data just isn’t available. While the U.S. Census bureau promised to start more diligently [...]

Housing Justice Groups Align As National Movement Grows

By Jess Clarke, www.homesforall.org -

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 [...]

Housing Mobility Is Destabilizing Baltimore’s Black Communities

By Lawrence Brown, www.medium.com -

By Lawrence Brown for Medium - In many ways, the Thompson vs. HUD housing mobility strategy should be celebrated. Indeed, for the Black families that move, research shows improved health, labor, [...]

Drug Testing – But Still No Permanent Housing – For Tent City Protesters

By Fern Shen, www.baltimorebrew.com -

By Fern Shen for Baltimore Brew - When Mayor Catherine Pugh persuaded homeless protesters camped outside City Hall to relocate to a building in Sandtown, she promised they would “get permanent [...]

Tenants Push Back Against Corporate Landlords During “Renter Week Of Action”

By Candice Bernd, www.truth-out.org -

By Candice Bernd for Truthout - "One year in January we didn't have any heat. They would come and they would quote-unquote 'fix it' during the day and by nightfall it would be completely gone [...]

Neighbors Form Human Chain Around House To Stop Eviction

By Simon Robb, www.metro.co.uk -

By Simon Robb for Metro.co.uk - A woman facing ‘revenge eviction’ has been given a lifeline after her neighbours gathered to form a human chain around her home. Nimo Abdullahi, 39, claimed her [...]

Occupy Wall Street In The Age Of Trump

By Levar Alonzo, www.downtownexpress.com -

By Levar Alonzo for Downtown Express. New York City - It has been six years since the movement calling itself Occupy Wall Street took over Downtown’s Zuccotti Park for a weeks-long demonstration [...]

9to5 Colorado Fights For Renter’s Rights, Affordable Housing

By Staff, www.9to5.org -

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 [...]