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Good Housing for All and Rent Madness (tags)

Apartment rents have increased faster thant he incomes of wage earners. Real estate decays to an object of speculation. Capital seeks lucrative investments. Hectic activity and bustle replaces inactivity and idleness since the protests of renters cannot be ignored any more.

A Social Change is Overdue (tags)

Social rental housing construction which has been increasingly restricted since the 1980s must be resumed on a grand scale and rapidly promoted to offer low-income earners, single parents and large families a place to stay.

DIARY OF A CON MAN . 12 (tags)

anne frank´s diary not by anne frank

Debunking Some Anti-Prop 10 Propaganda (tags)

The opposition is out there spreading half truths. I have nothing to do with the Yes on Prop 10 campaign, but feel compelled to address these simple fabrications that the opposition has made.

Affordable Rents? A State of Emergency Intensifies (tags)

Rents explode in cities after massive sales of public housing to brutal investors. In 1987, there were 5.5 million social apartments in Germany. Today, there are 1.5 million. Land speculation was prevented in Vienna. The Vienna Housing Fund buys up possible development land.

Against the Rent Madness and For a Nonprofit Orientation! (tags)

The Alternative Housing Summit on Sept 21 in Berlin discussed alternatives to the market-based housing policy. Exploding rents and lack of affordable housing are the most burning social questions. More market is not the solution! Housing for People, not for Profits!

Resolution of the Rent Strike in Boyle Heights (tags)

A brief summary of the conclusion, from Curbed.

Benjamin Tucker American Mutualist: Mutual Banking Part 3 and Final Conclusion Part 4 (tags)

"The abolition of compulsory taxation would mean the abolition of the state as well, Tucker asserted, and the form of society succeeding it would be on the line of a voluntary defensive institution... There were two methods of government...The other was the anarchist method of 'leadership', inducing the individual to the 'goal of an ideal civilization' through persuasion and 'attraction'...Two aims of anarchist activity, the abolition of compulsory taxation and the abolition of legally-protected money and land monopolies, form the main theme of his critical writing..."

Sonja Trauss is No Anarchist (tags)

You'll see her name and organization SF BARF associated with some upcoming state legislation.

Transit Dependent Residents Need a Guaranteed Right to Stay (tags)

Transit developments are nice, but they ar part of gentrification, and push out the people who need the transit the most!

Save Midtown-Black Homes Matter (tags)

San Franciscans rallied to support a major rent strike and oppose attempted mass evictions by the City.

Corporatization of the Tenant Movement (tags)

MakeRoom.org is pushed by a nonprofit housing corporation, Enterprise Community Partners.

Midtown Apartments Rent Strike Going Strong (tags)

On November 14, residents of the Midtown Park Apartments in San Francisco's Western Addition and their supporters gathered for a fundraiser and BBQ. The tenants have been on Rent Strike since June against their landlord, the City of San Francisco. which is trying to kick them out.

A master-plan is needed to support renter protections in Northern California, & elsewhere (tags)

Oakland has the second fastest-rising rents in the nation, passing the pace of San Francisco’s rent increases, and coming in second behind the rent increases occurring in Denver. The rents in Oakland have climbed over 12.1 percent since 2014. Slumlords, greedy landlords, profiteers, speculators, and nefarious realtors reign supreme in Oakland, who are protected by local and state politicians that are in the pockets, of big money!

The Rent Control Quandary (tags)

Why Rent Control is needed in most major cities.

The Uber-fication of the Democratic Party (tags)

For decades, the Democrats have been the workingperson's party, but no longer. Many important muck-e-mucks have abandoned the beleaguered worker.

MDRC's Rent Reform Assault: Section 8 tenants vs. affordable housing industry (tags)

Section 8 tenants in Los Angeles and around the nation are under assault by a rent reform study taking place that will result in higher rents and a loss of housing vouchers for low-income Section 8 tenants!

Geekouts Links Late May 2014 (tags)

Latest few months worth of links.

RENT may not be Controlled in LA City soon...watch out ! (tags)

Rent Control may be diluted and rents increased if CC Parks get's his strange way. He often acts as a dissenter but this time [maybe again] it is AGAINST the Renters of his city of LA. Ex-police chief wants to gouge renters so they pay for landowners' expenses for earthquake prevention, that should already be paid thru yearly Rental Increases every single year, regardless of individual improvements made on apartments. UNIFY and LEARN MORE to not allow this proposal to City Council to gain any momentum. [and see other good article w/info here @ Indy that lists City Council members' contact info to immediately start ACTING IN ALL OUR city residents' behalf. NOW !

Take Action Now to Stop Your Rent From Skyrocketing! (tags)

Repost of a CES email. Link goes to LA Times story.

The Rent Crisis in Los Angeles (tags)

There is a growing housing and rent crisis in Los Angeles. The resistence is here and growing.

Major Landlord Systematically Discriminates Against African-Americans (tags)

The Housing Rights Center (HRC), as part of its Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) Private Enforcement Initiative Project, filed a federal lawsuit against a Los Angeles landowner who consistently refused to rent to African-Americans.

Protesting Social Injustice by Self-Immolation (tags)

Israel

City (Vancouver BC) announces rent bank for vulnerable residents (tags)

to read Barbara Ehrenreich's "The poor always with us, necessarily not us" published in: The Guardian, click on http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/mar/15/the-poor-always-with-us/print

Obama's Transfer Of The Public's Equity To The 1% (tags)

So they steal your house and will now rent it back to you at outrageous artificially inflated rent while still taking 50% of your deflated income to earn a profit margin off what used to be your equity.

Tenants Deliver Valentine’s Day Message to Councilmember Wesson (tags)

Members of the L.A. Right to Housing Collective deliver valentine to Herb Wesson and demand that he move forward with the community's recommendations to reform rent control.

Foreclosure: Banks Too Big to Fail, Too Big to Obey the Law (tags)

Banks may not use terms like "vig" or "nut", but they are foreclosing as zealously as loan sharks. They're throwing innocent tenants out of their houses in the process. What can you do about it?

Start Paddling or Get Outta Our Canoe (tags)

Homelessness in not the problem, it is the symptom of a warped societal structure. Land-grabbers took title of the land, and the people have to buy/rent from them. Land is not made available for dwelling untill 100s of dollars can be squized out of each square-foot.

LA Housing and Community Activists Protest Eric Garcetti (tags)

June 17th march and protest about the LA rent freeze.

Los Angeles Right to Housing Collective Fights for Tenant Rights (tags)

City Council made tenants wait over five hours before declining to vote on a moratorium against rent increases.When tenants voiced their anger, frustration and disappointment by chanting loudly in Council Chambers, Acting President Dennis Zine ordered Los Angeles Police Department to remove tenants from council. About 30 LAPD officers began roughly forcing tenants out of Council chambers.

City Council to Look At Weak Moratorium to Prevent Rent Increase (tags)

It's good something was decided, but the moratorium will not cover much LA rental housing.

Hey, Landlord, Show Me Your Credit Report (tags)

Given the current financial crisis, it's time to revise Civil Code § 1950.6 to allow tenants to get landlords' credit reports. The law should require reciprocity.

Bank of America Stole Our Food (tags)

We're hungry because Bank of America stole our food.

Mega Projects in LA- Gentrification Amidst Crisis and Poverty (tags)

While the US economy is in the doldrums, gentrification marches on in LA with five huge developments projects to open in early 2010. The five mega projects n downtown LA are the following: 1) The $ 900 million 54-story Convention Center Hotel at LA to open Feb 15. It has tower of 878 room at JW Marriot and 123 at Ritz –Carlton condos. It is located at LA Live campus where the Staples Center I located. 2) the $ 168 million University Gateway of USC 3) Beautiful Music Concerto in South park 3) the $125 M Medallion at Main and 4th Street and 5) the $ 145 M California Science Park I Exposition Park.

The UD Shuffle | Notice (tags)

If you have been sued in unlawful detainer you will be forced to learn a dance called the UD Shuffle. It’s not romantic or fun. It’s fast and furious and there are a lot of steps to learn.

Every Tenant Has One (tags)

If you find an electrocuted rat in your kitchen stove, odds are that your landlord has breached the implied warranty of habitability in your lease. What if he won’t fix the problem? What can you do?

Urgent Call to Stop the Eviction of Libros Revolucion! (tags)

Libros Revolucion faces eviction

Clueless at City Hall: Foreclosures and Tenants (tags)

Ordinances designed to protect tenants when a house enters foreclosure can have ramifications for the property owner, neighbors and taxpayer.

Calling KPFK! Ousted WBAI ex-GM Speaks Out on the Coup by Pacifica Network. (tags)

"Let Me Set the Record Straight." Former WBAI 99.5FM General Manager Anthony Riddle speaks out on "ridiculous rumors" circulated by the coupsters. Title: Half of What You See, And None of What You Hear....

Pacifica is the basis of KPFK, and there are concerns about WBAI...more (tags)

Actions and decisions made within Pacifica affect all the KPFK people here too, even if it is New York's WBAI's main issue. We too must be concerned and informed and give input to what happens...anywhere our money goes too...

Boyle Heights Residents Come out to oppose move (tags)

Over 600 families, residents of the Wyvernwood Community in Boyle Heights, will gather today to voice their opposition to plans to demolish all 1178 units in the historic development and replace them with 4,400, primarily luxury units.

Recap of struggle to defeat Prop. 98 (tags)

An indepth look at the recent struggle to defeat Prop. 98 reveals that tenants across the state and nation need to unite to broaden and strengthen existing tenant protections in California, and across the country!

PROP 98 TO ABOLISH RENT CONTROL CRUSHED (tags)

he people of California has spoken, They resoundingly rejected a state ballot measure that would have phased out rent control and barred government agencies from taking homes, businesses and farms for private development. The Echo Park Community Coaliton (EPCC) and the Justice for Filipino American Veterans(JFAV) is exceedingly happy about the result of the voting.". Arturo P. Garcia. EPCC and JFAV coordinator said.

REMEMBER- VOTE NO ON PROP 98/ YES ON PROP 99 (tags)

The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and the Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) calls on all voters in Los Angeles to vote NO on Prop.98. JFAV cites the People's CORE LEAP survey of in the central LA for people to vote NO on Prop 98 that will abolish rent control in Los Angeles.

6/3/08 ELECTION DAY: Save Rent Control; No on 98 (tags)

RUN TO YOUR POLLING PLACE OR THE COUNTRY REGISTRAR FIRST THING 6/3 ELECTION DAY AT 7 A.M. DO NOT DELAY. You can vote at your polling place or the County Registrar’s office to save rent control and the homes of millions of Californians by voting No on 98/Yes on 99 . Our victory will come down to a handful of votes, so you must vote to save rent control and the environment. Only 25% of absentee ballots have been returned, so we NEED YOUR VOTE.

VOTE NO ON PROP 98/ YES ON PROP (9 (tags)

Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) calls on all voters in Los Angeles to vote NO on Prop.98. EPCC cites the survey of LEPA in the central LA for people to vote NO on Prop 98 that will abolish rent control in Los Angeles.

Prop 98 is fueled by avarice and greed (tags)

The realtors and landlords have united in their Prop 98 campaign, to strip renters of tenant protections and rent control protections!

6 days to Save Rent Control; No on 98/Yes on 99 (tags)

You can vote today at the County Registrar’s office to save rent control and the homes of millions of Californians by voting No on 98/Yes on 99. This low voter turnout election compels every single pro-rent control voter to actually vote, and vote No on 98/Yes on 99. Our victory will come down to a handful of votes, so you must vote to save rent control and the environment.

7 days to Save Rent Control; No on 98/Yes on 99 (tags)

You can vote today at the County Registrar’s office to save rent control and the homes of millions of Californians by voting No on 98/Yes on 99. This low voter turnout election compels every single pro-rent control voter to actually vote, and vote No on 98/Yes on 99. Our victory will come down to a handful of votes, so you must vote to save rent control and the environment.

8 days to Save Rent Control; No on 98/Yes on 99 (tags)

You can vote today at the County Registrar’s office to save rent control and the homes of millions of Californians by voting No on 98/Yes on 99. This low voter turnout election compels every single pro-rent control voter to actually vote, and vote No on 98/Yes on 99. Our victory will come down to a handful of votes, so you must vote to save rent control and the environment.

VOTE NO on Prop 98, YES on Prop 99 (tags)

even homeowners will be distrssed if voters dont realize they have DEREGULATED our LA City Rent Control, that protects us from evictions, from arbitrary rent hikes, from owners eliminating seniors and fixed income families they 'dont like' as tenants.

LA TRASH Fees ROCKETING again (tags)

LA Mayor and Council want to AGAIN raise solid-waste-trash-collection fees, a 'hidden indirect tax". This is an OPEN letter to them. Copy it or write your own, please. Don't stay mute and be beaten down, like trash.

Prop 98 can provoke a city-wide rent strike in San Francisco, LA, and elsewhere.. (tags)

Housing activists have absolutely no plan to effectively confront the passage of Proposition 98, which will abolish rent control statewide.

5/5-6/3 No on 98 to Save Rent Control (tags)

The June 3 ballot is a 10 alarm fire for the millions of workingclass tenants of California who are threatened with the repeal of rent control by Prop. 98 and the probable loss of our homes if this should pass as the excuses for eviction will abound. The deadline to register to vote for the June 3 election is May 19, 2008. RUN TO YOUR COUNTY REGISTRAR ANY WEEKDAY, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to FIRST register to vote AND THEN IMMEDIATELY VOTE on an absentee (vote by mail) ballot as in California we can vote 30 days before June 3 on an absentee ballot

SAVE OUR RENT CONTROL (tags)

Tell every TENANT = RENTER in LA and much of CA are all IN DANGER of losing our City Rent Controls in California's June 3 - Voting is coming soon.

Save Rent Control & Tenant Protections Update: Get Involved! (tags)

Contributions by supporters trying to save rent control, tenant protections, and so-called affordable housing are lagging! Supporters need to get involved now!

Tenants Together Files Lawsuit to Ensure Prop 98 Ballot Title & Summary Reflect Attack on (tags)

"The overwhelming majority of funding behind Prop. 98 comes from landlords. The only reason they're funding this measure is to abolish rent control and other renter protections," said Dean Preston, Executive Director of Tenants Together. "Even the proponents' own ballot arguments list rent control as a principle provision of the initiative. We're simply asking that the title reflect the primary provisions so voters can make an informed decision."

June Cal Ballot: No on 98; Yes on 99 to Save Rent Control (tags)

The fight to save the homes of millions of the workingclass in California will be on the June ballot, namely opposing Prop 98 and supporting Prop 99 to save rent control. Since the June primary will be a low voter turnout election, we need every supporter of rent control to vote in the June primary, No on 98 and Yes on 99. This is literally a matter of life and death for renters as we will be homeless if we do not have rent control.

MONDAY PROTEST for Rent Control (tags)

Tenants and Activists protest at City Hall against Slumlords, Gentrification- Call on Councilman Eric Garcetti to defend Rent Control

Los Angeles is Expensive (tags)

What's it cost to live okay in LA?

City finds a clever way to keeps Blacks from renting apartments (tags)

This city gets apartment owners to refuse to rent to convicts, a racist trick to keep Blacks out of it's city limits. Many other cities use the same trick!

Punish drug dealers instead of Homeless people (tags)

Los Angeles City Council should outlaw drug dealing inside L.A. city limits instead of outlawing homelessness.

Phoenix is the most expensive place in the nation to rent a car because of taxes (tags)

Taxes in Phoenix and Arizona make Arizona one of the most expensive places in the nation to rent a car. The government theives at Sky Harbor Airport will shake you down for $7.80 to $30 a day for a car rental

Why Getting the Homeless Off the Streets Is Never Easy (tags)

Fatima Davis sat on the corner of Fourth and Los Angeles streets for more than a year, surrounded by her collection of suitcases. This was her sidewalk, she said, and that's where she wants to be.

Turner Complains:Son's School Hurt by Immigrants (tags)

Joe Turner interview in "Hoy": Complains about his son's school having Mexicans. Translated from Spanish.

CUCKOO ECONOMICS (Abridged Ed.) (tags)

By deliberately confusing assets that can be *produced* with assets that can only be *acquired*, modern economics laid the ideological foundation for unemployment, poverty, inequality, and the looming global depression.

Rent Control Rehab for the Well-Heeled (tags)

Property values have risen an average of 425% in California since 1980 and 115% in Los Angeles since 2000. If you have the means, escape the "perpetual tenant syndrome" and enter the rent control rehab program before it's too late.

Greece: Olympic Games must not lead to a trade off of security for human rights (tags)

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE

Liberty: Solutions--Solving the tenacious problem of homelessness (tags)

Libertarians have SOLVED homelessness! Just eliminate all zoning laws, land-use regulations, growth-control measures, and building codes that increse housing costs -- but don't be surprised when your matchstick house collapses in an earthquake or becomes poisoned by the chemical factory next-door -- "Live and let live"

NYC: The Political Persecution of Juanita Young (tags)

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Solving the tenacious problem of homelessness (tags)

The Libertarian Party thinks it has the answer the homeless are in dire need of: elimination of all zoning laws, land-use regulations, growth-control measures, building codes, and rent control laws.

Leimert Village – Community in Crises (tags)

Historic Leimert Village faces the possibility of extinction. New landlord rent increases drive merchants and cultural centers into red. Valley-based owner values personnel profit over a community treasure.

Leimert Village – Community in Crises (tags)

Historic Leimert Village faces the possibility of extinction. New landlord rent increases drive merchants and cultural centers into red. Valley-based owner values personnel profit over a community treasure.

Leimert Park Sudden Rise in Rents Threatens Area's Identity (tags)

Sudden Rise in Rents Threatens Area's Identity Some merchants decide to move after new landlord raises rates, but others will fight to maintain the enclave as a center of black culture.  

Measure EE Update & Tenant Info (tags)

Renters across the nation are fighting against high rents & unfair landlords! We want to hear from you about your tenant/landlord stories.

Roll Back The Rents (tags)

People around the world are uniting to organize massive rent strikes to Roll Back The Rents! Join Now!

OB Protest Starbucks with Street Theatrics! (tags)

May 19th protest at Starbucks in Point Loma, San Diego

Jon Hammond Show (tags)

17 years on Manhattan Cable TV, The Jon Hammond Show is a music and travel soft news program. The show is legendary and has universal appeal. Tune in on MNN!

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