“The ultimate cause of homelessness is our spiritual break with the land.”
A major for-profit affordable housing provider hasn’t evicted a single tenant since early 2020. How did the company do it, and can its method be a model for other developers?
After years of grassroots activism, the city has found success in addressing historical housing discrimination through community land trusts.
The climate crisis and the pandemic are spurring local governments to take action—and finally begin to address chronic homelessness.
One parcel at a time, Bay Area activists are pushing for land trust housing to decommodify land and take properties out of an unjust market.
The coronavirus pandemic has put pressures on tenants who lose work, and the landlords who lose rent income. This program tries to help both.
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Private equity firms snatched up rental properties, then neglected them. So Minneapolis activists organized the tenants to fight for their rights.
The coronavirus spread fast in homeless shelters, which prompted creative solutions to safe housing.
In an effort to counteract displacement in racially diverse neighborhoods, Seattle’s Equitable Development Initiative invests in community-led projects that aim to keep longtime residents in their neighborhoods.
A building offering affordable housing now stands as a symbol of trans self-reliance and resilience.
The pandemic has exacerbated housing instability and made tenant activism more critical.