Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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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Michigan judge accused of jeopardizing safety and democracy with reversal of open carry ban...

"There are voters who are afraid, there are election workers who are afraid."

Senators call for investigation into Border Patrol tracking phones without warrant

"...we urge you to investigate CBP’s warrantless use of commercial databases containing Americans’ information, including but not limited to Venntel’s location database.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

$280m ‘dark money’ spent by US Christian right groups globally

Organizations led by some of Donald Trump’s most vocal allies and supporters have spent increasing amounts of money globally to influence foreign laws, policies and public opinion in order “to stir a backlash” against sexual and reproductive rights.

Ending regime change—in Bolivia and the world

The triumph of democracy in Bolivia and the failure of the U.S.'s "regime change" efforts around the world.