It's time to forge a new coalition of labor unions and housing justice activists at the national, state, and local levels.
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An appreciation of the life and work of Chester Hartman, a radical planner in the service of a vision of social justice.
After the population of unhoused people in Bangor increased during the pandemic, the city put forward a series of affordable housing solutions. But the new policies may harm unhoused residents rather than help them.
What’s the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing provision? How has it been enforced in the past? And what do fair housing advocates think of the proposed changes? Shelterforce’s new Under the Lens series—New AFFH Rules: What You Need to Know—explores that and more.
NIMBYism is often expressed as concerns about crime, congestion, schools, property values, and “quality of life.” But when developments are built these fears rarely come to pass.
At one time, the Democratic Party stood for policies that successfully addressed the country’s chronic housing crisis. What changed, and why?
Three big, but basic, things that we could do right now to get us much closer to equity in housing.
A counterintuitive argument contends that from a housing justice perspective, the Biden administration’s attack on exclusionary zoning is imprudent.
Abolition—as a mode of mobilization and social change directed at the criminal legal system and elsewhere—remains widely misunderstood.
One month ago, when I began the first draft of this article, the world was drastically different. Well before we became part of this new reality, I felt an urgency […]
Tiny houses are a step up from shelter beds, but are they also a distraction from real, obvious solutions to our homelessness epidemic?
California’s momentous statewide win for statewide rent caps is owed to organizers and the power of organizing. Now that the giant is awake, what’s next?
A new book explores the history, impact, and policy solutions to racial segregation.