Why Fixing The Housing Crisis Is A Black Lives Matter Issue

Why Fixing The Housing Crisis Is A Black Lives Matter Issue

The Black Lives Matter uprising is a wakeup call for America. It is an essential reminder of all the ways that systemic racism impacts every aspect of Black life, from police violence to the coronavirus pandemic to the housing crisis. As the poet Audre Lorde says,...
Hunger, Homelessness and Covid Deaths are Policy Decisions

Hunger, Homelessness and Covid Deaths are Policy Decisions

If you’re one of the millions of New Yorkers who have lost work during the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of New York has decided that your life is worth less than what you owe in back rent. For the past three months, we’ve been lucky to live in a state without...
New York is Facing a Potential Explosion in Homelessness

New York is Facing a Potential Explosion in Homelessness

New York is Facing a Potential Explosion in Homelessness   Before losing her job this past March, Dawn Miller would spend her entire paycheck on rent each month. She’s lived in her Flatbush, Brooklyn apartment for more than a decade, and until the coronavirus...