Amid police crackdowns on mutual aid efforts around housing, many activists are finding support in each other.
Tired of waiting for the city to address housing justice, Baltimore’s constellation of grassroots activists and institutions are charging forward to keep residents in their homes and increase availability of affordable housing.
From the Los Angeles Tenants Union to Downtown Crenshaw, communities of color in L.A. are rewriting the rules of housing rights.
Through a growing master-planned community, a faith-based nonprofit in East Austin is working to make a dent in chronic homelessness.
It’s time to stop believing the lie that gentrification is inevitable.
Eco-friendly tiny houses offer safety, stability, and savings.
Wildfires and the destruction they cause have become a societal problem. Addressing this issue comprehensively should include both short-term and long-term solutions.
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.
The real estate industry has long had a Whiteness problem. An emerging Black developer in Baltimore is challenging the state to help fix the appraisal gap and other injustices.
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.”
Unaffordable housing is a major factor that drives Black Oaklanders out of the California city—so what can we do about it?
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.
The coronavirus pandemic has put pressures on tenants who lose work, and the landlords who lose rent income. This program tries to help both.
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.
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