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02/28/2019 | Published by: Fox Seattle, WA
02/28/2019

Tenant groups rally at state Capitol to push for rent control

Tenant groups rally at state Capitol to push for rent control

PolicyLink, the Right to the City Alliance and the Center for Popular Democracy recently released a report that found communities of color are most affected by rising rents. It also found that 6,...

02/28/2019 | Fox Seattle, WA | Advocating for Housing Justice
02/28/2019 | Published by: New York Nonprofit Media
02/28/2019

How rent control promotes community stability

How rent control promotes community stability

A new report examines how rent control promotes community stability. The release of “Our Homes, Our Future” comes as state lawmakers debate expanding tenant protections, including the expansion of...

02/28/2019 | New York Nonprofit Media | Advocating for Housing Justice

What Retail Workers Say About Technology Potentially Eliminating Their Jobs

Two out of three retail workers believe that technology will eventually replace some of their job responsibilities, underscoring the rising concern about the impact of automation and cutting-edge...

02/28/2019 | Fortune | Improving Job Quality, Restoring a Fair Workweek

New report: Rent Control is the only policy tool that can provide immediate relief to renters facing unaffordable rent increases

PolicyLink, along with the Right To The City Alliance and the Center for Popular Democracy released a new report, Our Homes Our Future: How Rent Control Can Build Stable, Healthy Communities, that...

02/28/2019 | Upriser | Advocating for Housing Justice

Rent control isn’t the only way to fix the housing crisis–but it is the fastest

The bill in Oregon is just one example of how tenants and advocacy organizations are mobilizing for better rent stabilization measures in the face of rising rents and cost of living, according to...

02/28/2019 | Fast Company | Advocating for Housing Justice

Rent Control The Best Way To Stabilize Housing Costs, Says New Report

The new report “Our Homes Our Future,” by PolicyLink Right to the City Alliance and Center for Popular Democracy, says “Leveraging this powerful yet underutilized tool would have tremendous payoff...

02/27/2019 | Advocating for Housing Justice
02/27/2019 | Published by: Chapelboro.com
02/27/2019

Local, Federal Officials Still Seeking Answers, Support for Condemning ICE

Local, Federal Officials Still Seeking Answers, Support for Condemning ICE

The letter from Durham City Councilmember Javiera Caballero and Mecklenburg County Commissioner Susan Rodriguez-McDowell was sent to the media in a release from Local Progress, a project from the...

02/27/2019 | Chapelboro.com | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
02/27/2019 | Published by: Mother Jones
02/27/2019

Democrats Are Introducing Medicare-for-All With Actual Outside Support

Democrats Are Introducing Medicare-for-All With Actual Outside Support

Some of other new groups backing the bill say their interest comes because Democrats are now on the offense. Jennifer Epps-Addison, the president and co-executive director of the Center for...

02/27/2019 | Mother Jones | Civic Engagement

"The Time for Medicare for All Has Come": Jayapal Unveils Visionary Bill to Remake US Healthcare System

Organizations and labor unions backing the bill—including Public Citizen, National Nurses United, Center for Popular Democracy, Business Initiative for Health Policy, the American Federation of...

02/27/2019 | Common Dreams | Civic Engagement

The Special Interests Behind Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s Medicare for All Bill Are Not the Usual Suspects

The key outside groups involved in the drafting included nurses, doctors, disability rights activists, and advocates for the elderly, as well as public interest organizations such as Public...

02/27/2019 | The Intercept | Civic Engagement

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