Housing

Housing
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 17:30

MACG, Allies Secure Tenant Relocation Assistance in Portland

As part of a larger strategy to secure affordable housing options in Portland, Oregon, leaders of the Metropolitan Alliance for Common Good (MACG) and allies secured unanimous passage of an emergency tenant relocation assistance ordina


Housing
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 17:00

AMOS Expands Affordable Housing Possibilities in Ames, Iowa

Six months after advocating that a 10-acre city-owned property be developed with a variety of affordable housing options for local working families, AMOS leaders succeeded in expanding the number of rental and lower-priced housing units to be made available.


Housing
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 19:00

One LA, Allies Pass Measure H for Homeless Services and Prevention

One LA leaders celebrated a second election victory for the most vulnerable in Los Angeles County after the March 7 election.


Housing
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 18:30

AIM Wins Apartment Upgrades & Mold Remediation for 800 Renters

Seeking redress for deplorable conditions in their apartments, tenants of Northwest Park and leaders from Action in Montgomery (AIM) spent the last year organizing to hold Kay Management accountable for reoccuring mold and persistent problems with rodents, bed bugs, and cockroaches that have triggered or exacerbated asthma problems.


Housing
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 18:15

Durham CAN Leverages Affordable Housing on City Owned Lot

Durham CAN leaders demanded and won public agreement from the Durham City Council for the construction of affordable housing at a publicly owned lot located next to the Durham Station Transportation Center.


Housing
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 17:30

WIN Victorious in Fight for Short-Term Family Housing

WIN leaders packed local community meetings and a board of zoning hearing winning approval for the construction of 3 “short term housing” facilities (a more dignified term than family shelter).  On Wednesday April 5th, the DC Board of Zoning Adjustment 


Affordable Housing, NYCHA, repairs, Mold

East Brooklyn Congregations Demands Housing Repairs from NYCHA

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
DNA Info EBC

Jersey City Together, Affordable Housing, city inspections, landlord

Jersey City Together Wins Long Overdue City Housing Inspections

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
New Jersey.Com Metro IAF

Lake County United, 40 unit affordable housing

Lake County United Celebrates Completion of Fairhaven Crossing

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Lake County United

Lake County United identified the land, secured the site, established a development team, and built the community support for a 40-unit affordable housing complex in Mundelein, IL. Over 300 Lake County United leaders gathered to celebrate the opening of Fairhaven Crossing, which will give everyone, including residents with disabilities, the opportunity to live as independently as possible. The unit includes a community center and computer room.

Metro IAF

Affordable Housing, Sherman Park, 75 properties rehabilitated

Common Ground Rehabilitates 75 Properties

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Common Ground

Common Ground has been working in the Sherman Park community since 2008. While visible progress doesn’t always make front page news, we are happy to report on some recent successes resulting from our community efforts.

Common Ground

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