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I just want a home for my children

Four days after the birth of her son, Catrell Elijah, Ashanti was forced out of her apartment. Since August, she has been sleeping on her mother’s couch.

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3 policy tools Trump needs to promote affordable housing

The Hill | Our nation’s housing is in a state of crisis. What should be the sanctuary where families find refuge and strength is for too many a source of toxic stress and instability. Read More

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"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

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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When their shifts end, Uber drivers set up camp in parking lots across the U.S.

Bloomberg | When it’s too pricey and tiring to go home, some drivers find alternative spots to sleep. Read More

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Immigrant families evicted as mobile home company seeks growth

The Tennessean | Residents say the bullying started two years ago, when the new company took over. Read More

HUD suspends FHA mortgage insurance rate cut an hour after Trump takes office

The Los Angeles Times | An  hour after Donald Trump assumed the presidency Friday, his administration indefinitely suspended a pending rate cut for mortgage insurance required for FHA-backed loans, which are popular with first-time home buyers and those with poor credit. Read More

Equality means dignity: Report highlights how working Americans struggle

The Hill | This week we celebrated the contributions of a great American Leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Read More

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