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#HomesGuarantee just launched. It’s a people-centered, grassroots-sourced vision: in the richest country in the world’s history, everyone should have a safe, accessible, sustainable, truly/permanently affordable home.
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The private housing market is failing.
It’s designed to make the rich, richer, and more and more of us can’t afford rent. When systems are designed to boost private profits, they always fail to meet the needs of the people.
We need a public option for housing: a national #HomesGuarantee.
The #HomesGuarantee: 12mil social housing units, massive reinvestment in public housing, a tenant bill of rights, reparations.
It’s is a climate and racial justice intervention. It’s what we need to meet the scale, breadth, depth of the housing crisis. homesguarantee.com
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NextCity. September 20, 2019. Housing in Brief: Sanders’ $2.5-Trillion Housing Platform Calls For National Rent Control and More.
Curbed. September 18, 2019. Bernie Sanders says ‘housing must be a right’ with $2.5 trillion plan. Patrick Sisson.
Forbes. September 18, 2019. Sanders Calls for a National Right to Housing. Mark Paul.
Common Dreams. September 18, 2019. Day After Trump Denigrates Homeless, Sanders Unveils $2.5 Trillion #HousingForAll Plan to Address Crisis. Jessica Corbett.
The Real Deal. September 18, 2019. Bernie Sanders unveils details of $2.5T housing plan: “We need a homes guarantee”. Georgia Kromrei.
Data for Progress. September 18, 2019. A Green Homes Guarantee Is Popular. Daniel Aldana Cohen.
Curbed. September 16, 2019. How the Homes Guarantee proposal could make housing a right. Patrick Sisson.
In These Times. September 12, 2019. Here’s the Radical Housing Plan That All 2020 Candidates Should Embrace. Miles Kampf-Lassin.
Next City. September 12, 2019. Solve the Housing Crisis by Guaranteeing Homes for All, New Campaign Demands. Jared Brey.
Jacobin. September 5, 2019. What a Bernie Sanders Agenda on Affordable Housing Should Look Like. Peter Gowan.
Fast Company. September 6, 2019. This radical plan would see the U.S. build 12 million new units of social housing. Jessica Klein.
Curbed. September 12, 2019. Candidates, it’s time to talk about housing. Alissa Walker.
Inequality.org. September 16, 2019. We Need a Homes Guarantee. Now. Linda Armitage.