Getting solid legal protections in place will help tenants stick up for themselves more safely and effectively.
How can we get more accessory dwelling units built, keep them affordable, and make them forces for increasing racial equity?
Many Black churches in the U.S. are developing housing on their property, and becoming stronger activists in the fight for affordable housing.
In Oakland, the Black Cultural Zone ties together art and community ownership to prevent gentrification and heal trauma.
The pandemic housing market may be a different beast from the recession market, but the outcomes could be eerily similar.
A 10-city initiative to boost homeownership also aims to align required fair housing and health needs assessments. Can it be done?
Housing advocates working at the local, state, and national levels discuss new research and policy recommendations for advancing housing justice.
Moms 4 Housing and LA Reclaimers have proven that successful grassroots organizing can turn headline-grabbing occupations into long-term affordable housing.
Versions of a law known as the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act are being proposed across the country—in places like New York, Massachusetts and California. Could giving tenants a first right of purchase further protect renters?
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Unlike so many owners who are quickly selling their properties to the highest bidder amidst rising real estate values, an East Oakland landlord was intent on giving the existing tenants a fair shot to purchase the property.
Disney's Black Panther-inspired gift to Oakland children is great, but there is a way it could be better.
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