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'America in a State of Denial About the Level of Poverty in This Country,' Says Ocasio-Cortez
"We do not want to recognize the level of poverty in this country because if we did, it would be a national scandal."
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Day After Trump Denigrates Homeless, Sanders Unveils $2.5 Trillion #HousingForAll Plan to Address Crisis
"My administration will be looking out for working families and tenants, not the billionaires who control Wall Street."
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'Internment Camps for the Homeless': Housing Advocates Horrified by Trump Push for 'Crackdown' on California Homelessness
"Further efforts to criminalize or otherwise harm people experiencing homelessness are unconscionable."
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Boston police destroyed wheelchairs belonging to homeless residents Tuesday night. News
'Heartbreaking' Scene on Boston Streets as Police Destroy Wheelchairs Belonging to Homeless Residents
"Can we all agree that it is inhumane and cruel and a waste of resources to crush the wheelchairs of people who are living on the street after a car accident in a full body cast?"
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'Dangerous and Disgraceful': HUD Proposal Would Let Homeless Shelters Turn Away Trans People
Critics condemned the proposal as "yet another example of tragic cruelty of this administration."
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Fair Housing Advocates Applaud Oregon's Historic Rent Control Law—But Vow to Fight for Even Better Protections
"Let's call this cap 'anti-price gouging,' and continue to demand that the state lift the ban on rent control so that local lawmakers can finish the job the state was unwilling to do."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), center, sitting next to Michael Weinstein, president and co-founder of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (l) and actor and activist Danny Glover at a panel on the crisis of housing during The Sanders Institute Gathering on Saturday, December 1, 2018. (Photo: Will Allen 2018 / @willallenexplore) News
US Housing Crisis Inexcusable, Says Bernie Sanders, When Wall Street Bailed Out After Financial Crisis
The reason there is a massive housing crisis in the U.S., says Sanders, it is because the priorities are being "set by the wealthiest people in this country and large campaign contributors, not working families."
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After Pressuring Seattle to Forgo Corporate Tax to Fund Affordable Housing, Bezos Commits Fraction of $163B Fortune to Help Homeless
"The biggest statement Mr. Bezos could make is by raising the pay of workers in his own company. Philanthropy will not solve income inequality or stagnant wages."
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'Glut of Overpriced Apartments' Has Made Rents Fall for Rich, Soar for Poor in Cities Nationwide
In some U.S. metro areas, rents for low-income residents have increased by more than 40 percent since 2011, new data shows
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'Shameless Capitulation to Amazon': Seattle Lawmakers Repeal Tax Aimed at Tackling Homelessness
"There's a bargaining power problem here, and cities are on the wrong side of it," said one tax policy expert
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