Jacob Woocher

Jacob Woocher
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Jacob Woocher is an urban planning graduate student at UCLA. He fights for housing justice with the Los Angeles Tenants Union (LATU) and the Democratic Socialists of America, Los Angeles. He is a regular contributor to Knock-LA.com.
rent strike

Los Angeles Should Expropriate This Land and Give It to Tenants

Though slumlords are not directly to blame for our nation's wealth disparities, they profit from them. Seizing their property and giving it to tenants would produce a more just and equitable outcome than what has been practiced in the past.
rent control

Here’s Why Costa-Hawkins Repeal Would Be Revolutionary for Housing in California

Rent control is one of the foremost demands of grassroots movements organizing around housing justice today. To activists across the country, from Los Angeles...