Wichita, Kansas, is using about 70% of its vouchers to help unsheltered people and those fleeing domestic violence, one of the highest usage rates in the country.
Federal money for housing the pandemic wasn’t being spent. The city found a way to make sure more people were being housed sooner.
After years of grassroots activism, the city has found success in addressing historical housing discrimination through community land trusts.
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.
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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.
Across the U.S., racial segregation was not the byproduct of urban planning but often its intention. Minneapolis, one of the most liberal cities in the country, is no exception.