Affordable housing

The Real Baltimore: How a Federal Program is Destroying Public Housing

July 14, 2017

A panel of activists discusses how a federal program to privatize public housing will hurt residents and provide millions in profits to private developers

Community Organizes to Reclaim West Baltimore Resident’s Home

June 25, 2017

Beatrice Johnson of Sandtown Winchester struggles to reclaim her house of 17 years after it was sold for a $2,100 unpaid water bill

The People's Summit 2017

June 20, 2017
San Francisco city representative Jane Kim tells Paul Jay that she helped lead successful ballot initiatives that won a higher minimum wage, free college for all, and a much higher affordable housing component in new developments; much of this fight has been against corporate Democrats

How A $40 Million Affordable Housing Fund Could Transform Baltimore

May 29, 2017

On The Real Baltimore, Resident LaQeisha Greene, Sun reporter Jean Marbella, and attorney Matt Hill explain a proposal that would give communities control over the funding of their projects

Tired of Tax Breaks for Wealthy Developers, Baltimore Activists Offer Affordable Housing Solution

May 15, 2017

A broad coalition of Baltimore housing advocacy groups are proposing a dedicated trust fund managed by community members to finance fixing vacant homes and building more affordable housing by Stephen Janis and Taya Graham

Americans Living in Poverty

November 28, 2013
Highest increases of homeless children seen in states like North Carolina where austerity policies predominate

Toronto Public Housing Residents Bring Demands Straight to Feds

November 23, 2013

Historic rally joins tenants and city officials in demand for repairs funding

First Elected Socialist Seattle Council Member in a Century

November 18, 2013
Boeing receives almost $9 billion in state tax breaks but threatens to move some operations out of Washington due to a contract dispute.