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Protest and persist: why giving up hope is not an option | The Guardian

There’s a bookstore I love in Manhattan, the Housing Works bookshop, which I’ve gone to for years for a bite to eat and a superb selection of used books. Last October my friend Gavin Browning, who works at Columbia University but volunteers with Housing Works, reminded me what the name means. Housing Works is a […]

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Despite Vow, Mayor de Blasio Struggles to Curb Homelessness | NYTimes

The mayor’s long-term strategy to combat homelessness, a problem whose magnitude he has called “unacceptable,” has not kept pace with the flow of women, men and children streaming into shelters. Origen: Despite Vow, Mayor de Blasio Struggles to Curb Homelessness – NYTimes.com New’s text: “By one key measure after another, homelessness in New York City […]

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Devorados por hipotecas leoninas | FronteraD

“La gente que ha perdido sus casas por no poder pagar la hipoteca es uno de los territorios más inhóspitos de la crisis económica en Estados Unidos.”-Por Antonio Lafuente para FronteraD Origen: Devorados por hipotecas leoninas | FronteraD Texto de la Noticia: “i indagación comenzó a las diez de la mañana del jueves 29 de […]

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[Documental] Una cuestión de ubicación: La discriminación en la Vivienda | Fair Housing Justice Center

El Fair Housing Justice Center (Centro de Justicia de Vivienda Justa) se ha asociado con Kavanagh Productions para producir la película A Matter of Place (con la versión subtitulada al español: Una cuestión de ubicación), un documental que arroja una luz brillante sobre discriminación en la vivienda, uno de los temas de derechos civiles más […]

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HAPPENING NOW: Homeowners and housing activist crash Lone Star Fund’s office for buying up neighborhoods and foreclosing families | Occupy Wall St.

Difúndelo. #EvictWallSt HAPPENING NOW: homeowners and housing activist crash Lone Star Fund's office for buying up neighborhoods and foreclosing families. #EvictWallSt Posted by Occupy Wall St. on Wednesday, September 30, 2015

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Is Gentrification a Human-Rights Violation? | The Atlantic

A Brooklyn-based group is arguing that the displacement of longtime residents meets a definition conceived by the United Nations in the aftermath of World War II.- Saki Knafo for The Atlantic Is Gentrification a Human-Rights Violation? No one will be surprised to learn that the campaign to build a national movement against gentrification is being waged […]

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