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Housing and Homelessness
Housing and Homelessness news and analysis from The Nation
January 5, 2023
Reflections on Vienna’s Social Housing Model From Tenant Advocates
I participated in a 50-person delegation that toured Vienna’s social housing developments last fall. What we saw should make Americans rethink how we approach housing.
December 26, 2022
Poor People Have the Power to Transform America
As the threat of yet more political turmoil and escalating violence looms, isn’t it time to break through the isolation with a new sense of collective power?
Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis
December 7, 2022
Is Eric Adams Bringing Back the Asylum?
Adams calls his new involuntary hospitalization order a “moral mandate” to “deliver for our most vulnerable.” What the policy actually delivers is an era akin to the age of the carceral psychiatric ward.
December 6, 2022
How Houston Halved Homelessness—and What California Can Learn From It
Houston, like California, follows the Housing First model, but Texas’s most populous city has a vast supply of low-cost homes.
December 5, 2022
Time to Turn Up the Pressure on the University of California Decision-Makers
A union member’s view of the biggest strike in the country.
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December 2, 2022
Will LA’s New Mayor Karen Bass Reset the City’s Labor and Housing Markets?
Or will her administration stand by as a series of high-profile sporting events turn the city into Doha on the Pacific?
November 30, 2022
Fast Food Runs in My Family
Me, my mother, and 10 years of the Fight for $15.
November 2, 2022
¡Compañero Mike Davis, Presente!
A requiem for a friend who embodied the commitment to the marriage of word and deed.
October 28, 2022
10 Years After Sandy, Renters Remain Most Vulnerable to the Impacts of Climate Change
Since Hurricane Sandy hit the US in 2012, it has become clear that no one is immune to climate disaster. At this point, it’s more a question of who has the means to survive it.
Lena P. Afridi
October 25, 2022
Mike Davis: 1946–2022
A brilliant radical reporter with a novelist’s eye and a historian’s memory.