Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Tag: housing

Jeff Bezos’ housing hypocrisy: Millions to fight homelessness, more to fuel...

While Jeff Bezos donates to fight homelessness, his investment in single-family homes raises alarms about exacerbating the housing crisis.

Tenants push Biden for rent control on all government-backed housing

‘They got richer, and we got priced out!’

Democrats propose $300 billion investment to treat housing as human right

"The crisis of housing instability is one that can be fixed by investing in housing infrastructure and supportive services for vulnerable communities."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Voters demand Biden take action to address ‘national crisis’ of rising...

"Biden must take it upon himself to use his executive authority in order to assist those who need it the most, or we will not only have a cost-of-housing crisis in this country, but a major homelessness crisis as well."

Housing is a human right—here’s how to make it a reality

The federal government has for years enabled the private market to make money off our housing needs. Now, as home prices and rents skyrocket, there is a simple solution: offer people a public option for 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."

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Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.

Doesn’t the forever Scoundrel-in-chief expose Trumpism as rank, deviant criminality?

The main “freedom” sought by this scam freedom fighter (and lackeys) is to commit more crimes.

Senators unveil landmark bill to ban junk food ads aimed at kids amid rising...

Senators Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Peter Welch propose the Childhood Diabetes Reduction Act, targeting junk food advertisements to combat the escalating diabetes and obesity epidemic among children.

New bill expands warrantless spying amid widespread criticism

The U.S. Senate has approved a significant expansion of government surveillance powers, raising alarms over potential violations of civil liberties.

The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.