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Atlanta Actor Lee Osorio: Aspiring to Affordable Apartments

I’m writing this from my studio apartment in midtown Atlanta. It’s above a Tex-Mex restaurant. Their food is average, but the drinks are strong and they have live music three nights a week.  Read More

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I’m an Artist: Is Home Sweet Home Just a Dream For Me?

I was lucky to be born in a family with two loving parents and my older brother. Read More

Kane Brown to Speak on Rental Housing Crisis at Congressional Briefing

"What Ifs" singer, who once lived out of a car with his mother, will share his personal experience in Washington, D.C. Read More

It starts with rental housing: 3 key considerations for housing finance reform

By Ali Solis, President and CEO of Make Room | Housing finance reform may be making its long-awaited comeback on Capitol Hill. In recent weeks, the Senate Banking Committee has held a series of hearings on the subject, three years after the committee‘s initial attempt at crafting legislation. Read More

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Make Room Family Karl and Courtney buy their first home

When Make Room first met Karl, Courtney and Aubrey (Courtney’s now 9-year-old daughter) two years ago in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, they were renting a two-bedroom apartment for $1,200 a month – a monthly cost that ate up over 30% of their dual income and left them struggling to make ends meet. Read More

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Make Room Opposes Rent Hikes On The Most Vulnerable

WASHINGTON – Make Room’s president and CEO Ali Solis gets right to the point in her response to Ben Carson’s proposal to hike rent prices for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies. Read More

In 83 Million Eviction Records, a Sweeping and Intimate New Look at Housing in America

Nearly one million American households received eviction judgments in 2016 in new data spanning dozens of states. Candace Williams was evicted in Richmond, Va., which has one of the highest eviction rates in the data. Matt Eich for The New York Times Read More

Fair Housing, For Real

April 4 is exactly 50 years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Seven days after the tragic murder, the federal Fair Housing Act was enacted. Read More

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