“Affordable Housing is a Scam” by LA Tenants Union
A must-read! This article outlines the history of Affordable Housing policy in the United States, including the Nixon area shift from public housing to government sponsorship of “affordable housing” by private developers and the role that “affordable housing” can actually play in gentrifying neighborhoods by demolishing existing housing and building fewer units that are called “affordable” but for families of far higher income brackets than existing residents.
The Preservation of Subsidized Housing: What We Know and Need to Know, a report from the Lincoln Land Institute
Does “Affordable Housing” Deliver on its Promise? (New Republic, April 2021)
The Rent’s Too Damned High (Medium, June 2021)
How Private Equity Landlords are Changing the Housing Market. This testimony by the Private Equity Stakeholder Project (PESP) explains private equity’s growing role in owning manufactured home communities.
Click here to read Assembly Bill No. 978
Tucson Housing Statistics:
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