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Too Many Americans Struggle to Afford a Home.
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Right now, 20 million American families are struggling to afford a home. So why isn’t the high cost of housing an election issue? Join us to demand attention, action and resources from Congress.

Election 2016

Will housing sway your vote?

We asked voters if they would be more likely to support candidates who prioritize affordable homes.


"Is it the housing and the bills that are killing me, or the salary?"

  Sandra Kessel spent two decades in welfare programs. Now she has a full-time job and receives no government assistance, but the burden of making rent on low wages is a constant struggle. Read More

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Why the next president needs a housing policy director

The Hill | Nearly every U.S. Presidential Administration in recent history has viewed housing as a fundamental plank of its core domestic agenda for one clear reason: Access to safe, affordable housing, whether owned or rented, is critical to the economic success of every American. Read More

I made it as an actor. I couldn’t make the rent.

The Clyde Fitch Report | Successful actor on Broadway and beyond. Victim of America's high-rent blight. Read More

How America’s renters are getting a raw deal

By: John Griffith | Twelve points that make the case for change Read More

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Latest Rental News

Airbnb sues over new law regulating New York rentals

The New York Times | Hours after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York signed a bill that would impose steep fines on Airbnb hosts who break local housing regulations, Airbnb filed a federal lawsuit contending the new law would cause it “irreparable harm.” Read More

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Building Justice: Segregation in NYC schools is no accident

City Limits | In 1954, in response to a growing movement, led by Ella Baker along with Mamie and Kenneth Clark, to desegregate New York City’s schools, William Jansen, Chancellor of New York City’s public schools, declared, “[w]e have natural segregation here—it’s accidental.” Read More

Could micro-apartments solve the affordable housing crisis?

The Los Angeles Times | Cities across America are facing a devastating housing affordability crisis. Read More

Thousands of NYC landlords who ignored rent caps got tax breaks they didn’t qualify for

Pro Publica | A new ProPublica analysis shows that two-thirds of more than 6,000 rental properties receiving tax benefits from the city’s 421-a program don’t have approved applications on file and most haven’t registered apartments for rent stabilization as required by law.  Read More

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