fix articles 38133, lowincome
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.
IMF Secures Windfall Gold Sales Profits for Concessional Lending to Low-Income Nations (tags)
On October 10, 2013, the International Monetary Fund announced that member countries have approved their commitment to fund the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT) for concessional lending. Financing comes from windfall profits made from the IMF selling part of their gold reserves that currently totals $3.4 billion. Currently, the IMF provides zero-interest financing to low-income nations through this fund.
Obamacare: Unaffordable Coverage (tags)
Policy makers leave HUD's housing programs at risk (tags)
More than 900 organizations nationwide have spoken out against the massive spending cuts scheduled to take place. In a call to action, activists continue to urge low-income families in the federally subsidized housing programs to immediately contact their representatives, and to urge the Obama administration and Congress to stop the automatic spending cuts scheduled to go into effect on March 1, that could result in the eviction of 250,000 voucher holders in HUD housing programs!
Fiscal Cliff deal leaves HUD's housing programs at risk (tags)
In a call to action, activists urge all low-income families in the federally subsidized housing programs to immediately contact their representatives, and to urge the Obama administration and Congress to stop the automatic spending cuts scheduled to go into effect on March 1, 2013, that could result in the eviction of 250,000 voucher holders in HUD housing programs!
$2.5 million loan to affordable housing developer places low-income renters into debt (tags)
East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC), one of Oakland's largest non profit housing developers, places low-income renters at risk of high rents or displacement by borrowing $2.5 million to renovate the 21 unit building they reside in!
Education crisis in California (tags)
After several years of continuous budget cuts, California’s schools are in dire straits. The state superintendent of public instruction, Tom Torlakson, went so far as to call it a “state of financial emergency.” Newly re-elected Democratic Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed budget, however, includes widespread cuts to higher education and social services in an attempt to close the $25.4 billion deficit. Inequality in California is so staggering that the wealth of the richest Californian, Lawrence Ellison, CEO of Oracle Corporation, estimated at $27 billion, would eliminate the entire state deficit.
Rising Poverty in America and Israel (tags)
Growing Homelessness in America (tags)
Washington's indifference to a growing problem
Updated: Oakland's master plan to displce the poor (tags)
Oakland's master plan to displace the poor is fully in effect! This is the Updated article including the July 20, 2009, statement from attorney Steve Perelson, one of the attorneys representing the tenants at Oakland's historic California Hotel!
Oakland's NOFA funds are sought to settle OCHI's legal issues (R) (tags)
Oakland's NOFA building renovation process has been tainted by developers and the City!
Fraud in the HUD affordable housing program (tags)
Tenants are being paid $3,000 to $5,000 to move out of a newly built HUD, tax credit building
THE HOMELESS IN VENICE (tags)
SPECIAL “SPIRIT OF VENICE SPEAKS” BULLETIN
~ THE HOMELESS IN VENICE ~
A Call for Compassion and Reason
Dec. 2 Activists Vow Downtown “Tent City” Will Now Battle Against LA’s Newest Evictions (tags)
Ongoing tent city --starting at LA's City Hall lawn on Dec 2 --to now up the protest ante against LA's new, and raging, low-income evictions.
STILL IN DENIAL ? (tags)
Republicans Steal Thanksgiving. As the Republicans go home for Thanksgiving this week, House leaders are congratulating themselves on having squeaked through a divisive budget bill that takes canned goods from the poor in order to fund more luxuries for the rich.
Bringing Technology To The Poor (tags)
Poor People Need technology Too...
Save Section 8! No To S.771 (tags)
Save Section 8!
Sign Petition- Save Housing Assistance Programs (tags)
Sign Petition To Save Low-Income Housing!
Forget Compromising on Social Security; First Let's End Employer Theft of Worker Pensions (tags)
Compromise approaches to “saving” Social Security that involve voluntary private accounts on top of the current program are not going to help low-income workers. If Congress and the President really wanted to help protect low-income retirees, they’d end the legal theft of pension “vesting” so workers got pension contributions for every working day of their lives.
Save Affordable Housing (tags)
Take Action Now! The Administrations new budget would cut funding for Section 8 housing vouchers in 2005 by more than $1 billion below the 2004 level.
Bush tax cut leaves 16 million kids behind (tags)
CHICAGO – With eyes as big as headlights, Tatiana Graves is the center of the world to her doting family. It’s hard to imagine anyone leaving this chubby-cheeked cherub behind.
A Visit To La-LAHSA Land (tags)
A local city government meeting turns ugly.
Town Hall and March on Welfare Reform (tags)
1,000 LA Low-Income Family Members and Supporters to Gather for Town Hall and March on Welfare Reform Legislation Pending in Congress
Demands of Tuesday Justice for Youth March (tags)
The Justice for Youth March on Tuesday morning was part of continuing statewide efforts to fight for more Schools and less Jails in the State of California. The following were the 10 demands presented at the Ronald Reagan State Building where California Gov. Gray Davis' office is located: