Government — local, state and federal — can actually help us if we invest in people’s lives instead of wars.
A growing tenants’ rights movement in the U.S. encourages tenants to form unions to collectively bargain with landlords.
Keeping people in their homes by preventing evictions is a key step in helping to stop the spread, says CDC director.
Even before the pandemic, the U.S. as a country was failing to meet the basic housing needs of its residents.
A tenants’ union in Dallas was fighting evictions to keep people in their homes. Then the deadly winter storm hit.
Tenants are organizing to hold widescale coordinated direct actions like rent strikes to avert the looming crisis.
The existing eviction moratorium failed to uniformly keep landlords from pushing low-income families out of their homes.
Homeless people are in an impossible position: They’re deprived of housing but barred from sleeping in public space.
Rents may have decreased for some in major cities, but the massive eviction crisis shows the true nature of the market.
The federal eviction moratorium is set to expire at year’s end amid a surging pandemic and plunging temperatures.