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The Eviction Moratorium Saved Lives

Matthew Desmond New York Times
Did the moratorium prevent evictions? Did it promote public health? The answer to both of those questions is a resounding yes. The eviction moratorium was among the most important public health interventions of the pandemic. It saved lives...

Tidbits - Sept. 30, 2021 - Reader Comments: Save the Postal Service; Film and Television Workers; Renewable Energy; Berlin Votes to Expropriate Apartments from Corporate Landlords; Haitian & Black Immigrants; Racial Justice and Police Misconduct;

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Reader Comments: Save the Postal Service; Film and Television Workers; Renewable Energy; Berlin Votes to Expropriate Apartments from Corporate Landlords; Haitian & Black Immigrants Toolkit; Racial Justice and Police Misconduct resource; more....

Universal Housing Vouchers: A Promise or a Pipe Dream?

Shelby R. King Shelterforce
President Biden promised to expand the Housing Choice Voucher program so that everyone who qualifies for a voucher gets one. What exactly would that change entail, and how long could it be before we see it happen?

Chicagoans Readying for Rent Strike

Ariel Cheung Chicago Tribune
Calling on city and landlords to provide relief amid coronavirus pandemic: ‘The hammer is going to drop’

Tidbits - Nov. 28, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment-Obfuscation, Corruption; Benjamin Netanyahu; Bolivia, Chile; Puerto Rico; My Lai Massacre; Whistleblowers, Amazon; workers rights-Climate Crisis, #MeToo; book sale; more....

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Reader Comments: Impeachment, Obfuscation, Political Corruption; Benjamin Netanyahu; International Solidarity- Bolivia, Chile; Puerto Rico; Vietnam War, My Lai Massacre; Whistleblowers, Amazon; workers rights-Climate Crisis, #MeToo; book sale; more.
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