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While the rental housing crisis affects Americans in every state in the country, it does not affect everyone equally. Low income Americans, communities of color, and seniors have all felt the burden of the crisis.

Inequality News
  • April 26, 2018

    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.

  • April 9, 2018

    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

  • April 4, 2018

    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.

  • March 26, 2018

    Make Room Celebrates Passage of Landmark Omnibus Spending Bill

    WASHINGTON – Make Room’s president and CEO Ali Solis is thrilled with the passage of the Omnibus FY 2018 funding bill after making huge strides in advocating for expanding resources to make homes more affordable alongside many others in the affordable housing industry.