Category: Homelessness/Housing

International Social Movements Gathering on Water and Affordable Housing

June 2015

On these pages we bring you voices from the unprecedented and inspiring International Social Movements Gathering on Water and …

Illinois poverty increases and the children pay the price

June 2015

One thing we know for certain here in Southern Illinois is that times are hard! Good paying jobs have all but disappeared. Part-time minimum wage and …

“Im not ready to give up! A victory for homeless rights

June 2015

What we have here is an occupation, a fight for the commons, a fight for homeless rights. We have a literature table, we have a free box, we have …

Housing is a cure for homelessness

June 2015

In a movie to be released this September, “99 Homes,” real estate shark Rick Carver relays this message to an evicted suburban homeowner: “America …

Growing homelessness demands planned economy

June 2015

The fact that there is such a thing as homelessness in America is a shameful national crime. Every winter, countless homeless people die from exposure to the cold. While the homeless starve, 21 cities in America now have laws making …

500 Homeowners Storm Department of Justice

July 2013

I was one of the many homeowners, now an x-homeowner, who has battled with Bank of America and Fannie Mae since 2005 when the housing market began to crash …

Corporations determine if a tenant is “guilty” of a crime, Cabrini Green

June 2013

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Title 24 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) Section§966.4 Lease requirements, Part (l)(5)(iii) Eviction for criminal Activity …

Cabrini Green evictions

April 2013

  March 6, 2013 marks the 156th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dred Scott decision in which Chief Justice Roger B. Taney declared that African Americans “had no rights which the white man was bound to respect; and that …