public housing

Seattle Buckles Under Corporate Pressure, Repeals ‘Amazon Tax’ to Fight Homelessness

June 14, 2018

Socialist City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant says that as long as corporate Democrats run government, we should expect them to buckle under Amazon’s and Starbucks’ pressure

How The Trump Administration Plans to Dismantle Public Housing Brick by Brick

How The Trump Administration Plans to Dismantle Public Housing Brick by Brick

May 11, 2018

A series of moves by HUD Secretary Ben Carson will raise rents, decrease repairs, and accelerate the process of transferring public housing to private firms

Slum Clearance: Relocating Public Housing Residents Without Notice

February 12, 2018

Many residents of the Gilmor Homes housing project say they did not receive notice from Baltimore officials about the city’s plan to demolish six buildings and put 40 percent of the property in private hands

Baltimore Public Housing Resident Suffers Concussion from Falling Ceiling

February 6, 2018

The Real News continues to document the deteriorating conditions in subsidized housing as a woman who told her story of sex abuse continues to endure dangerous living conditions by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis

Woman Breaks Down After Sharing Her Tale of Sex for Repairs in Public Housing

January 26, 2018

An ongoing Real News investigation into allegations of sexual harassment in Baltimore public housing revealed personal stories of pain and anguish for women trying to survive in a system they say ignores them

The Grenfell Community’s Silent Steps for Justice

January 18, 2018

On the seven-month anniversary of Grenfell Tower fire in London, the local community hold their monthly Silent Walk and share their thoughts on how they are coping and the wider reasons for the tragedy

Sex-For-Repairs Victim: ‘I Felt Like I Had to Do This to Keep My Home’

January 16, 2018

A victim of the sex-for-repairs scandal in Baltimore’s public housing comes forward to tell her story

United Kingdom

August 22, 2017
Rapper and artist Potent Whisper discusses how London is being deliberately turned into a ‘playground for the rich’ by dispossessing londoners from their communities and their roots via a process known as ‘regeneration’

Backroom Deal Shutters Baltimore Daycare Center Serving Public Housing Residents

August 2, 2017

Residents voice concerns after a critical facility serving low-income parents is forced out of a city-owned building on short notice

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