Housing

Andrew Wilkes 07-25-2008

Impatience can be destructive. But it can also be a catalyst to work for social change. In this sense, one could argue that impatience can be holy in some respects. As a Sojourners intern, this summer is my introduction to Capitol Hill, to the rich landscape of D.C., and, yes, to the bewilderingly slow grind of Washington politics.

For the last month or so, I have been tracking the progress of proposals to address the housing crisis.

Over the past two years, educators Linda and Scot DeGraf have been building a one-room cottage made of natural, recycled, and local materials.

Danny Schechter 12-01-2007
Predatory credit hurts homeowners - and the world economy.

The Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee celebrated victory after a two-year organizing campaign resulted in the local council passing an ordinance to create a Housing Trust Fund (HTF) for su

Julie Polter 03-01-2007
Why do Americans want to live so large?
Jill Suzanne Shook 02-01-2007

Affordable housing is vital for working people- and for the health of our communities.

Julie Polter 01-01-2005
A glimpse of grace and abundance from - of all things - reality TV.
Jim Dickerson 09-01-2003
A struggle for the soul of the city.
Jim Wallis 03-01-2000

The real story in Seattle was not the violence of demonstrators nor the misbehavior of police.

Molly Marsh 05-01-1999

Housing and Urban Development officials and Native American tribal leaders are launching a project to build and renovate housing on tribal lands.

Tonita Cheatham 05-01-1999
Coalition stands for rights of public housing residents.
Joe Lynch 05-01-1986

On a Saturday morning in early February, the residents and families living in 26 units of an apartment building in our neighborhood recieved a written notice commanding possession of their premises.

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