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Housing and Homelessness
Housing and Homelessness news and analysis from The Nation
October 1, 2021
By a Huge Margin, Berlin Votes to Expropriate Corporate Landlords
Though the referendum may not be legally binding, it has now made the lack of affordable housing politically impossible to ignore.
September 17, 2021
We Are on the Precipice of a Housing Disaster
The average household debt burden has only grown during the pandemic—where is the legislative action?
Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis
September 15, 2021
The Resilience of India Walton
The union nurse from Buffalo is fighting to become the first socialist mayor of a major US city since 1960.
August 27, 2021
Cori Bush Is Determined to Save the Eviction Moratorium
She lit a fire under the Biden administration to keep people in their homes, but the Supreme Court ruling has renewed the housing crisis.
August 20, 2021
Have Democrats Become the Party of the Rich?
If you’re waiting for Democrats to talk as frankly about wealth as they do about race, don’t hold your breath.
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August 19, 2021
How the Eviction Moratorium Got Through
As the deadline neared, the White House floundered and progressives took action.
August 9, 2021
Biden’s Eviction Moratorium Is a Rare Act of Presidential Civil Disobedience
The Supreme Court will almost certainly strike down the moratorium, but the president’s decision to heed the call of Cori Bush was the right and righteous thing to do.
August 9, 2021
The Tents of Venice Beach
This summer, thanks in part to the spread of Airbnb properties, one of Los Angeles's most expensive neighborhoods filled up with tents housing displaced locals.
June 30, 2021
Extreme Heat in Portland Is an ‘Acute Disaster on Chronic Disaster’
Physical infrastructure, social services, labor protections—in the Pacific Northwest, none of them is designed with extreme heat in mind.
June 25, 2021
The Fight Against Homelessness in California Is Just Beginning
New plans are promising, but they’re also just stopgap measures in confronting the West Coast’s burgeoning housing crisis.