Community land trusts have a long history of helping people afford a home. In a time of skyrocketing housing prices, that’s more important than ever.
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.
“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?
A team of Portland activists is working to keep Black residents in their homes with maintenance and upgrades.
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.
We keep saying we can’t go back to the way we were before the pandemic. But we just might be doing that.
What equitable resource distribution looks like.
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.
During the pandemic shutdown, only government protection kept many people in their homes. That shield is gone now.
A network of government agencies and community service organizations have created a program to help formerly incarcerated people navigate life outside prison.
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.
A building offering affordable housing now stands as a symbol of trans self-reliance and resilience.
As we face the impact of COVID-19, now is an opportune time to create equitable housing policies that can close the yawning gaps created by racial inequity.
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.
The difficulty for people experiencing homelessness to regain their security puts a new focus on helping them before they lose their homes.