Victory! San Diego Increases Code Enforcement for Renters!

Story and text below is courtesy of Community Leadership Association of San Diego Community Leadership Association from San Diego, CA would like to share with you our victory. After long years of waiting for tenant justice in San Diego, we were able to finally shed light to the uninhabitable living conditions tenants face. On June […]

Los Angeles: RENTERS’ DAY- Making LA Work for Renters!

Last Fall, organizations like East LA Community Corporation (members of the RTC Alliance and Homes for All)  participated in the Renters’ Day LA Coalition. This year, the Los Angeles wide organization recommitted to continuing the work of broadening community support for their policy platform, and to aim for at least one of our policy recommendations […]

WE WON! Outcry by Community Groups Leads the FHA to Reform their Bulk Sales of Delinquent Mortgages/ Program changes to reduce foreclosures & increase affordable housing

04-24-15 Following a six month campaign led by the community groups working with the Right to the City Alliance (RTC) and the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD), the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) of HUD announced significant changes to the Distressed Asset Stabilization Program (DASP). Following the changes announced today, the DASP’s new plan will include: […]

Victory!: Wayne County (Detroit) Extends Tax Foreclosure Deadline

Originally Published on Detroit People’s Platform Yesterday, March 31st, The Detroit News announced “Wayne County extends foreclosure deadline to May 12.” While we recognize this as an opportunity for more people to stay in their homes, this is not the victory that Detroit People’s Platform and many other advocates are fighting for, which is a […]

We won funding to the National Housing Trust Fund!!

RTC and our allies won a historic victory for housing policy in the U.S.! After a national lawsuit, dozens of direct actions, online petitions, op-eds and ceaseless pressure we won funding to the National Housing Trust Fund! We marked a beginning toward progress for those who can’t wait for affordable housing. On December 11, 2014, Mel […]

A huge victory for homeowners in crisis, and the struggle continues

Written by Steve Meacham, City Life/ Vida Urbana “After 4 years of fighting Freddie Mac, maybe now I can finally get my home back,” said Lavette Sealls.  Ms. Sealls lives with her son in a condo in the Hyde Park section of Boston.  She is also an active member of City Life, a Boston housing […]