affordable housing

Join #AllofUs In The #NYC Streets On Thursday At 4pm
The era of a New York City run by and for the 1% is coming to a close and it’s time for us to take to the streets and demand Bloomberg and his friends get out of the way. Read more...
Petition: Families who were displaced by Sandy and are living in hotels need long-term affordable housing, not to be thrown out into the streets for the second time since the storm. Extend the April 30th deadline until all displaced families are placed into apartments that they can afford. Read more...
New York City has seen a nearly 20% spike in homelessness over the past year. The city now deals with homeless numbers not seen since the Great Depression. Read more...
For the past two years, residents of the heavily immigrant neighborhood of Sunset Park in Brooklyn have refused to pay rent on their apartments in three buildings where the same landlord has refused to ensure safe living conditions. This Read more...
Homeless/Poverty Awareness from artistic mafia on Vimeo. A beautifully done video from Musicians and Artists for Issue Awareness through a variety of artistic mediums bringing awareness to the important issue of homelessness and Read more...

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Police arrested eighty-nine protesters after more than 6,500 people flooded Tel Aviv’s Habima Square Saturday night to protest the arrest of Daphni Leef, the leader of last summer’s mass protests against inequality and the high cost of housing in Israel... Read more...
DemocracyNow!: The Coalition for the Homeless reports the number of people living in New York City homeless shelters has reached an all-time high of 43,000. Critics attribute the spike in homelessness to the Bloomberg administration’s Read more...
My name is Olivia. I can’t hold a sign because I’m so little. I was born with club feet. One was so bad, it was nearly upside-down. My feet have been stretched into place and casted into position every week since I was 3 weeks old. It really hurts. I’m 3 and a half months old now, so I’ve done that a lot. It costs about $500 each time. (You can see one of my casts peeking out under my dress.) Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - The Dream Of Affordable Middle-Class Housing - 1950
Newstalgia Reference Room with a debate over pending legislation for Affordable Middle Class Housing, as introduced in the Senate. The subject is debated by Sen. John Sparkman (co-sponsor of the bill) and Clark Daniel, Director, National Association of Home Builders. From the program American Forum of The Air, broadcast on March 12, 1950. Read more...
In support of homeowners facing foreclosure and eviction in NYC, members of Occupy Wall Street (OWS) and other community groups will conduct vibrant singing protests and raise the people’s voices at foreclosure auctions in Queens, Brooklyn Read more...