Make Room objects to HUD budget cuts
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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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Denver Forum for the 1st: A Make Room Event

Over the past decade, the population and economic growth in the Denver region and throughout Colorado has led to a critical shortage of affordable rental homes, particularly for low-income residents. 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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Lenders make room in Charleston

Make Room is proud to announce the proceeds of a golf outing in Charleston, South Carolina this past week. Read More

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Proposed HUD Budget cuts would be detrimental to millions of Americans

The FY 2018 proposed budget calls for the most drastic cuts to the Department of Housing and Urban Development since the early 1980s. With 25 million Americans already living paycheck to paycheck, struggling each month to make rent, this budget will only increase their burden. Read More

Trump's plan to nix community block grants may be tough sell

The New York Times | President Donald Trump may have a tough time carrying out plans to kill a popular program that has helped build fire stations, provided meals to needy children and more. Read More

Their public housing at the end of its life, residents ask: What Now?

The New York Times | Residents hear mice rustling in the walls at night. Some occupants leave ovens on in the winter, their doors perched open, because furnaces fail. Read More

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