Thursday, October 21, 2021

Tag: housing

What community land trusts can do for racial equity

"Community land trusts are a form of permanently affordable housing based on shared equity."

Millions facing eviction and joblessness get no immediate help from Trump’s...

Under Trump’s order, unemployed workers would continue receiving an additional $400 a week, but only once states put up a quarter of the money and set up a new system to distribute the payments.

Senate GOP slammed for allowing eviction moratorium to expire, putting millions...

"As a result of the Senate's failure to act, then leaving town, millions of vulnerable renters now stand on the brink of homelessness."

Bailout for the American people: Rep. Ilhan Omar introduces Rent and...

"In 2008, we bailed out Wall Street. This time, it's time to bail out the American people who are suffering."

Denver non-profit converts former hotel into affordable housing for homeless

“This really shows what we can do when we get creative about problem solving and affordable housing.”

Compassion versus greed

Why do we permit investors to latch on to apartments and neither live in them nor put them up for rent?

In an unequal America, empathy, not just housing, has become too...

Empathy for the plight of the homeless, meanwhile, is withering away, particularly among society’s most fortunate, as the social distance between that top and the rest of society widens.

The first guaranteed basic income program designed for single black moms

The Magnolia Mothers Trust is the first of its kind that specifically targets single Black mothers.

Comic: The upside of crowded living

What I went through to find a place to live in the fifth most expensive city for renting.

Renters get one step closer to home ownership with this innovative...

A Cincinnati nonprofit works to give renters a reason to stay and invest in their homes.

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Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

Exposed: how Pfizer exploits secretive vaccine contracts to strong-arm governments

“Pfizer has used its monopoly on a lifesaving vaccine to extract concessions from desperate governments,” said the report’s author, urging action from the Biden administration.

Taking aim at predatory equity firms, Warren leads bill to ‘stop Wall Street looting’

"Private equity firms get rich off of stripping assets from companies, loading them up with a bunch of debt, and then leaving workers, consumers, and whole communities in the dust."