Over the past year, Right to Housing Alliance has been working on taking the human rights principles of Universality, Equity, Participation, and Peace & Dignity that we hold at the core of our work, and figuring out what they could look like on the ground in Baltimore. The result is the Renters’ Bill of Human … Continue reading RTHA Introduces Renters’ Bill of Human Rights!
After residents and HABC workers held a Speak-Out in front of HABC on June 11th, HABC agreed to maintain ownership of the land under the buildings, and to issue long-term ground leases to the developers. They also agreed to hold a “Technical/Finance Work Group” for residents, advocates, and attorneys who represent resident interests. But they … Continue reading HABC Refuses to Answer These Essential Questions about RAD
My name is Sharon Jones. Before I moved into Bel Park Tower in 2009 I was living house to house with friends and relatives. I worked for Lexington Market for many years and the pay was not enough to be on my own. So I sign up for Public Housing (a low income based program) … Continue reading Sharon’s Right to Housing: Public Housing is OUR Housing.
Detrese Dowridge, a Right to Housing Alliance Leadership Council Member is a resident of Sage Management properties. She has been fighting for safe living conditions and fair accounting practices from Sage the entire four years she has been a resident there. In March, she and two other Right to Housing Alliance Members filed a class … Continue reading Life In My “Luxury Apartments”
Last week, Denae King of the Baltimore Sun covered our Speak-Out to Rethink RAD. Check out the link on the Baltimore Sun’s website! Residents, union workers protest sale of public housing June 11, 2014|By Danae King, The Baltimore Sun Sixty city public housing residents and union workers staged a protest Wednesday against a plan … Continue reading Baltimore Sun coverage of RAD Speak-Out.
Great coverage of last week’s Speak-Out by Jaisal Noor at the Real News Network.