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How the Most Ambitious Affordable Housing Plan in the Country Falls Short

How the Most Ambitious Affordable Housing Plan in the Country Falls Short

by Imara Jones on May 7 2014, 9:10AM

Should New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s effort on affordable housing falter, it would be a setback not only for the city over which he presides but for all who share his progressive vision in the United States and around the world.

Topics: Economic Justice

Evictions Are Still Hurting Communities of Color

Evictions Are Still Hurting Communities of Color

by Carla Murphy on January 6 2014, 10:15AM

Research points to an under-reported trend of evictions in urban areas

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Jimmy 'Rent-Too-Damn-High' McMillan Is Getting Evicted

Jimmy ‘Rent-Too-Damn-High’ McMillan Is Getting Evicted

by Jorge Rivas on August 5 2011, 11:16AM

The man who shook up the New York gubernatorial campaign with his catch slogan is getting the boot because his “rent is too damn low.” Still, he was right about everybody else’s rent.

Topics: Economy

The Rent is Too Damn High! Really, Though, Jimmy's Got a Point Infographic

The Rent is Too Damn High! Really, Though, Jimmy’s Got a Point

by Kai Wright, Hatty Lee on October 20 2010, 10:12AM

Here are the numbers to back up Jimmy McMillan’s now-famous rant.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Housing Crisis Lingers in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Housing Crisis Lingers in Post-Katrina New Orleans

by Michelle Chen on August 30 2010, 9:10AM

While New Orleans hobbles toward recovery after Hurricane Katrina’s punishing blows, a deep affordable housing crisis continues to hold back impoverished mothers:

Topics: Economy, On Gender

Texas Settlement Could Be Blueprint for Disaster Recovery

by Michelle Chen on June 8 2010, 10:59AM

While the government struggles to confront the mounting catastrophe on the Gulf Coast, a legal settlement in Texas is set to put hundreds of millions in long overdue relief funds into the hands of disaster victims. Since the 2008 hurricane…

Topics: Environment

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