Tag: squatters

‘We Need Those Houses’­—Activists Take Over Vacant Housing Authority-Owned Homes

About 50 people—mostly single mothers and their children—have been living in vacant Philadelphia Housing Authority units since March. The move-ins are both acts of necessity and a political protest against the PHA.

History Shows that in Times of Crisis, Housing Activists Get Radical

A recent spate of vacant home occupations echo squatters campaigns of the past.

Direct Action for Housing

Direct action protest tactics for affordable housing can support efforts of lobbying groups.