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 [...]

Baltimore Rent Court Privileges Landlords, Evicts Tenants

By Margaret Flowers, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Baltimore, MD - Every year in Baltimore City, 6,000 to 7,000 renter households are judicially evicted for not paying the rent. These evictions result [...]

Push For Rent Control Is Taking Root Across America

By Randy Shaw, www.Counterpunch.org -

By Randy Shaw for Counterpunch. Activists in cities that have long had rent control laws are pushing for stronger measures. In Los Angeles, activists like Larry Gross, Director of the Coalition [...]

Wall Street Rental Policy Hurting Communities

By Divya Rao, www.rooflines.org -

By Divya Rao for Rooflines - Over the last few years, communities have witnessed the latest iteration of Wall Street predation—the purchase in bulk of distressed single-family mortgages and [...]