Created by the Right to Counsel NYC Coalition, this mapping tool charts the momentum of tenant rights groups across the country fighting for legal representation for tenants threatened with eviction. It includes legislation passed, active campaigns, and campaign wins.
If you fund housing justice in California or New York, you’ll want to know the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project and explore their Housing Justice Action Map documenting the housing crisis.
For those who like visualizing historic events, Americans for Financial Reform developed a new political education tool that illustrates how the American economy is not unfair by accident but by design.
- "Whatever Happened to CBAs?" outlines the the Rise and Fall of ‘Community Benefits Agreements’ in NYC, as developer dominance erodes the inclusion of community. Posted by City Limits on January 18, 2022.
- Curious to know more about the obstacles facing advocates for the Build Back Better legislation? Read the report Behind the Curtain released by DEMOS and Peoples’ Action that documents the millions spent by corporations to prevent policies that would reduce poverty, support essential workers, and fight climate change.
- For those who have been looking to learn more about community ownership, Under the Lens Series’s Shelterforce showcases community land trusts and cooperative models and how they are evolving.
- In case you missed it, check out on Next City's November 2021 article on the National Tenants Bill of Rights and why it is foundational for racial equity.
- Our friends at HouseUS have created this introduction to their work to support and strengthen the national movement for housing justice through a pooled fund that supports base-building, movement infrastructure, and federal campaign work.
|Fans of School House Rock will appreciate this biting, funny, clever, and ultimately convincing Opinion piece that appeared in the New York Times on January 12, 2022. The Landlord’s Worst Nightmare is A Bill follows comedian and journalist Jeff Seal as he tries to draw attention to the Good Cause Eviction bill making its way through the New York State legislature. In the end, he contrasts his clumsy, often cringe-worthy efforts to build public support with clips of tried and true, on-the-ground tenant organizing ultimately making the case for supporting movement building at the neighborhood level.