Millions of Americans are suffering financially because of the lack of affordable housing. There is a severe rental affordability crisis in the United States. Poor families are being hit the hardest: An overwhelming majority spend more than half of their incomes on rent. Others live in substandard housing, or are homeless.
The oligarchs continuously raise the rents to take more money away from the working population. It is time to end the greed that is keeping Americans poor. Americans are poor because of housing, healthcare and insurances. It is time to elect the right president and members of congress.
Evictions & Housing Stories
New York Times ── By EMILY BADGER and QUOCTRUNG BUI ── APRIL 7, 2018 ──
In 83 Million Eviction Records, a Sweeping
and Intimate New Look at Housing in America
NPR ── Pam Fessler ── January 9, 20184:52 PM ET ──
Why Affordable Housing Could Become Harder To Find:
Poor families in the United States are having an increasingly difficult time finding an affordable place to live, due to high rents, static incomes and a shortage of housing aid. Tenant advocates worry that the new tax bill, as well as potential cuts in housing aid, will make the problem worse.
NPR ── Pam Fessler ── March 29, 20167:02 AM ET ──
Living From Rent To Rent: Tenants On The Edge Of Eviction:
Every morning for weeks, Meagen Limes made the same phone call: to a court in Washington, D.C., to see if that day was the day she'd be evicted from her home. Limes faced eviction because she couldn't pay rent on her three-bedroom apartment in Southeast Washington, where many of the city's poorest residents live.