[In These Times] Renters Rise Up for National Day of Action

Source: http://inthesetimes.com/article/19489/renters-rise-up-for-national-day-of-action Renters Rise Up for National Day of Action Events are taking place across the country to raise awareness about America’s affordable housing crisis. BY DAVID DAYEN “It’s wrong that you have to choose between a place to live and to have your basic needs met.” What if I told you about 110 million Americans, the […]

[Boston Globe] Hundreds rally for renters’ rights

Source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/09/22/hundreds-rally-for-renters-rights/g9edO4RIn0I8Chp773mjDN/story.html PHOTOS BY JESSICA RINALDI/GLOBE STAFF Ben Simon, 31, of Cambridge (center) and Denise Zwahlen, 71, of Jamaica Plain (right) were among those who took part in a die-in outside City Hall during Thursday’s protest. By Katheleen Conti GLOBE STAFF  SEPTEMBER 23, 2016 Hundreds of tenants and advocates marched through several Boston neighborhoods Thursday afternoon as part of […]

[KEYT] Evictions on the Rise in Santa Barbara Neighborhoods

Source: http://www.keyt.com/news/Evictions-on-the-Rise-in-Santa-Barbara-Neighborhoods/41789818 Evictions on the Rise in Santa Barbara Neighborhoods Vicky Nguyen, KEYT – KCOY – KKFX Reporter, vicky.nguyen@keyt.com POSTED: 09:01 PM PDT Sep 22, 2016 UPDATED: 02:44 AM PDT Sep 23, 2016  video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Read More…

[La Opinión] “Todo el mundo tiene derecho a un techo”: clamor en San Francisco y la Bahía

Source: http://www.laopinion.com/2016/09/23/todo-el-mundo-tiene-derecho-a-un-techo-clamor-en-san-francisco-y-la-bahia/ “Todo el mundo tiene derecho a un techo”: clamor en San Francisco y la Bahía En el Área de la Bahía y en varias ciudades del país hubo acciones para pedir el alto a los desalojos y los desplazamientos, vivienda asequible y salario justo El 22 de septiembre de 2016 en San Francisco y […]

[Chicagoist] Photos: Protesters Smash Landlord Effigies At Renters Day Of Action

Source: http://chicagoist.com/2016/09/23/photos_renters_day_of_action.php#photo-1 Photos: Protesters Smash Landlord Effigies At Renters Day Of Action BY STEPHEN GOSSETT IN NEWS ON SEP 23, 2016 5:58 AM In one of more than 40 similar planned actions nationwide, dozens of protesters took to Daley Plaza on Thursday afternoon to speak out against the local affordable-housing crisis. “Today, Sept. 22, 2016, is the first national day […]

[Fox13 Memphis] group walks demand letter to Memphis Housing Authority

http://www.fox13memphis.com/news/small-group-walks-demand-letter-to-memphis-housing-authority/449028686 A small group of people with a loud voice took their message of hope to the front steps of the Memphis Housing Authority on Thursday. Tamara Hendris said “I think that I’m seeing change across the board that people are being more concerned.” Hendris is with the group known as HOPE. They’re concerned there’s […]

[Masslives] Activists rally for affordable housing in Springfield

Source: http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2016/09/activists_rally_for_affordable.html By Dan Glaun | dglaun@masslive.com  on September 23, 2016 at 6:32 AM, updated September 23, 2016 at 6:33 AM SPRINGFIELD — A group of housing advocates held a rally outside Springfield City Hall Thursday evening, calling for expanded affordable housing and eviction reform. Members of the demonstration, organized by local activism groups Arise for Social Justice […]