Could Creating Affordable Housing Become the Next Hot Thing?

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Foreclosure

New Orleans  In a meeting recently, I was asked who cares about providing affordable housing opportunities in rental and ownership markets for low-and-moderate income families, and after a nanosecond head scratch, I couldn’t help but reply, “just about nobody.” Two pieces in the daily papers speak to the crisis, and, just maybe, the opportunity that …

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Houston Landlords and Banks Need Pressure, Tenants and Owners Need Help

Citizen Wealth Community Organizing Financial Justice Immigration Reform

Houston  Going into Beaumont on Interstate 10, one exit after another was still closed off. Water was still standing. Trailers in a park near a small lake were still submerged with water coming up to the shoulder of the highway. Spotted along the route in one random location after another were abandoned cars and trucks, …

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