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July 30, 2020, 8am PDT
Shelterforce spoke with researchers, advocates, lawyers, housing economists, and rental housing industry representatives to understand what that crisis would do to evicted families, public health, and the housing market.
Shelterforce Magazine
July 29, 2020, 11am PDT
The worsening housing crisis shows that we must develop comprehensive tools and programs to keep families housed and their assets preserved.
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July 27, 2020, 11am PDT
Along with standing up against police violence and systemic racism, we must also fight to end housing systems that devalue Black people.
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July 12, 2020, 7am PDT
In “Redlined: A Novel of Boston” by Richard W. Wise, an organizer's murder in 1970s Jamaica Plain exposes
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July 10, 2020, 5am PDT
Frances Goldin influenced a generation of housing organizers. Her vision was of a multiracial, multiethnic community based on the principles of justice. Her instruction to us was to fight for it.
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July 3, 2020, 7am PDT
Tenant organizers and legal services groups are working vigorously to get ahead of eviction cases as housing court processes restart.
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July 2, 2020, 9am PDT
Six regional and state housing advocates discuss the connections between uprisings over racial injustice, the pandemic, and the need for housing security.
Shelterforce Magazine
June 25, 2020, 7am PDT
Focusing on zoning in hot-market urban centers misses economic realities—and major opportunities.
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June 19, 2020, 6am PDT
Inclusionary zoning requires new developments to include affordable units, but many cities allow developers to bypass this by paying an off-site fee. Is the fee-out option getting unfairly demonized?
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May 19, 2020, 9am PDT
An in-depth look at the lessons one housing organization learned after receiving a multimillion grant to integrate arts and culture strategies in its work. Has the organization changed the way it operates?
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