fix articles 45500, rents
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.
Vienna: Housing is a Human Right (tags)
Housing as a human right is subverted by the right of speculation. The Vienna Housing Fund buys up potential development land and prevents speculation. Rents in Vienna are half the rents in Munich.
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!
The Rent Crisis in Los Angeles (tags)
There is a growing housing and rent crisis in Los Angeles. The resistence is here and growing.
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.
Tenant in San Francisco: What's Wrong with Working in a Bookstore? (tags)
If you are a tenant, there is nothing wrong with working in a bookstore, as long as you are working in three of them.
GENTRIFICATION: IS IT URBAN RENEWAL OR URBAN REMOVAL (tags)
et city leaders, banks, and big developers know that we will not be forced out of our neighborhoods! With massive tax breaks and generous loans granted by big banks and the city administration, big developers are pushing forward in their attempt to remove poor and working families from the vibrant and colorful neighborhoods around Los Angeles. Signs of gentrification are everywhere. Rents are increased to drive families out of their homes, to be replaced with luxury apartments. Big national mega-stores are replacing local mom and papa businesses. As residents are forced out, stable communities are torn apart. Immigrant working families, who have lived and worked here for generations, are being pushed out by a profit-driven campaign of racist gentrification
David's Daily, Day Journal Of A Freelance Reporter, 09/12/08 (tags)
According to the people who work with the homeless in Los Angeles, the problem of homelessness is getting worse, much, much worse, not better. According to one source, "We are seeing people we have never seen before, full time students from very good schools like USC and UCLA, full time working singles who cannot afford to pay the high rents in Los Angeles, Grandmothers, the elderly, with retirement incomes, forced out of their apartments by the ever escalating rents, even during a time when housing prices are spiraling downward, the inflated rents of Los Angeles keep going ever higher, not lower."
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.
Sign Petition- Save Housing Assistance Programs (tags)
Sign Petition To Save Low-Income Housing!
Section 8 Housing Voucher Crisis- Urgent Update (tags)
In an outrageous statement, Secretary of HUD Alphonso Jackson claimed that, “being poor is a state of mind, not a condition.”
Mass Transition: The Gold Line's Challenge to N.E. Los Angeles (tags)
The new Gold Line light-rail project and gentrification in Northeast Los Angeles From the Arroyo Arts Collective Newsletter vol14, no2 March/April 2003
Lemert Park Photos (tags)
The Rally at Lemert Park
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.
Midnight Special leaves Promenade (tags)
After ten years on the Third Street Promenade, Midnight Special Bookstore is being forced to re-locate.
Roll Back The Rents (tags)
People around the world are uniting to organize massive rent strikes to Roll Back The Rents! Join Now!
Strange wave of Protest hits Britain (tags)
At the time of writing, Britain's oil refineries have been blockaded by angry farmers demanding a reduction in fuel tax. Commercial petroleum is in short supply now and the government has not ruled out the use of troops.