Abordar la indigencia y la miseria de Estados Unidos: lo que podríamos hacer si nos importara

Las personas sin hogar de la nación podrían alojarse por $ 10 mil millones al año, menos que el precio de un portaaviones.

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WASHINGTON, WARD 1 -- “I wanna know where the $2.5 million is – that's my reaction.” Muhsin Boe Luther Umar -- or as we call him, Uncle Boe -- throws his hands up and shakes his head. In his role as both Resident Council President at Garfield Terrace and D.C. Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 1B03 Member, he's had more than his fair share of

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Moratoria de desalojo devorado por polillas deja a cientos de miles de personas sin techo

Durante la pandemia, los propietarios han solicitado 284,490 desalojos, y eso es solo en cinco estados y 27 ciudades. Pero, ¿cómo podría ser esto? Después de todo, una moratoria no debería permitir que cientos de miles de hogares caigan en el olvido.

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WASHINGTON -- “Raise your hand if you can't pay rent,” she yelled sharply and resolutely into a microphone. A Spanish translation echoed her words as hands shot up across the crowd. “Now make that into a fist. Because we gotta fight! It's only when we fight that we can win!” Cheers and hollers muffled by face masks reverberated off the brick

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Lee Camp: una docena de razones ahora es el momento de la vivienda como un derecho humano

Estados Unidos no se basa en el trabajo duro. Quítate de la cabeza que esta sociedad está configurada para ser justa. Justo sería todo el mundo con un techo sobre su cabeza.

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Congress's inability to actually represent the real-live human beings of America, combined with an economic system that rewards lack of empathy and an excess of greed, has brought us to a dark time when an oncoming tsunami of financial ruin, destitution and evictions towers over our heads, blocking out the sunlight. The impending evictions may

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Los gigantes tecnológicos analizan el lucrativo mercado de rentas, ya que la moratoria de fin de desalojo podría dejar a millones de personas sin hogar

Un "tsunami" de desalojos está a punto de extenderse por los Estados Unidos cuando la moratoria de 120 días termina hoy, amenazando a millones de estadounidenses con la falta de vivienda o algo peor: un nuevo grupo de propietarios llamado Facebook, Google y Apple.

In a 'normal', pre-pandemic economy, a number roughly equal to the population of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania - or about 3.7 million people - are evicted every year in the United States, according to Matthew Desmond, principal investigator of Princeton University's "Eviction Lab" project, which tracks evictions throughout the country and produces the

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Wall Street probablemente será el único ganador en la crisis de la vivienda pandémica

Para la mayoría de los estadounidenses, el cheque de estímulo de $ 1,200 ni siquiera cubrió el alquiler y un tercio de los inquilinos estadounidenses incluso han pagado el alquiler aún este mes, lo que significa que es probable que ya se esté produciendo una huelga de alquiler de facto.

Rent Strike

The coronavirus pandemic and the shutdown it has precipitated is having a profound effect on the economy of the United States and the rest of the world. Roberto Azevedo, Director-General of the World Trade Organization warned that his projections predict an economic downturn and job losses more severe than those of the great financial crash of

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FEMA’s Work Following Harvey vs. Maria: Disaster Relief Difficult but Effort Counts

In addition to the disappointingly sluggish nature of federal relief efforts in general, it is clear that the timeline for recovery on the mainland is markedly different from that of a U.S. territory. At this point there is no concealing the double standard.

With photographs of hurricane damage on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands below them, Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, left, Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., attend a Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing on hurricane recovery, Nov. 14, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)

Three months after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, more than 47,000 flood victims continue to live in hotels. Tens of thousands more are living with relatives, in barely habitable homes, or scraping by with other arrangements. Local Houston officials estimate that Harvey destroyed or damaged more than 311,000 individual housing units -- a whopping

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