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Renters’ Rights Momentum in Boston

Renters’ Rights Momentum in Boston

06 Oct 2017 | Abbie Langston

José Velasquez has lived in Boston for the past 28 years. In April 2006, he and his family moved into a 14-unit apartment building on Meridian Street in East Boston. The landlord didn't maintain the place very well, but Velasquez was able to take care of some of the repairs and | Read more >

Accelerating Housing Recovery & Building Community Wealth in Chicago

Accelerating Housing Recovery & Building Community Wealth in Chicago

05 Oct 2017 | Courtney Hutchision

As the 10-year anniversary of the subprime mortgage crisis nears, recovery continues to be uneven, with low-income communities and communities of color facing the steepest climb toward economic stability. In Chicago, foreclosures devastated many Black neighborhoods on the South and | Read more >