解决美国的无家可归和贫困问题:如果我们能照顾到我们该怎么办

这个国家的无家可归者每年的住房费用为100亿美元,低于一艘航空母舰的价格。

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WASHINGTON, WARD 1 -- “I wanna know where the $2.5 million is – that's my reaction.” Muhsin Boe Luther Umar -- or as we call him, Uncle Boe -- throws his hands up and shakes his head. In his role as both Resident Council President at Garfield Terrace and D.C. Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 1B03 Member, he's had more than his fair share of

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蛾食驱逐令所成千上万的无屋顶

在大流行期间,房东已经提出了284,490次驱逐行动-仅在五个州和27个城市进行。但是怎么可能呢?毕竟,暂停执行不应让成千上万的家庭陷入困境。

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WASHINGTON -- “Raise your hand if you can't pay rent,” she yelled sharply and resolutely into a microphone. A Spanish translation echoed her words as hands shot up across the crowd. “Now make that into a fist. Because we gotta fight! It's only when we fight that we can win!” Cheers and hollers muffled by face masks reverberated off the brick

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李·坎普(Lee Camp):现在是住房成为人权的十个理由

美国不是基于艰苦的工作。让您完全明白,这个社会是公平的。公平的每个人都顶着屋顶。

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Congress's inability to actually represent the real-live human beings of America, combined with an economic system that rewards lack of empathy and an excess of greed, has brought us to a dark time when an oncoming tsunami of financial ruin, destitution and evictions towers over our heads, blocking out the sunlight. The impending evictions may

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科技巨头眼中的租金市场有利可图,因为驱逐休假的结束可能使数百万人无家可归

当120天的禁令今天结束时,一场“海啸”驱逐将席卷全美,威胁数百万无家可归者或更无家可归的美国人-一组新的房东,称为Facebook,Google和Apple。

In a 'normal', pre-pandemic economy, a number roughly equal to the population of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania - or about 3.7 million people - are evicted every year in the United States, according to Matthew Desmond, principal investigator of Princeton University's "Eviction Lab" project, which tracks evictions throughout the country and produces the

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华尔街将可能成为大流行性住房危机的唯一赢家

对于大多数美国人而言,1200美元的刺激性支票甚至还没有支付租金,而本月三分之一的美国房客甚至还付了房租,这意味着正在进行的事实上的房租罢工已经开始。

Rent Strike

The coronavirus pandemic and the shutdown it has precipitated is having a profound effect on the economy of the United States and the rest of the world. Roberto Azevedo, Director-General of the World Trade Organization warned that his projections predict an economic downturn and job losses more severe than those of the great financial crash of

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FEMA’s Work Following Harvey vs. Maria: Disaster Relief Difficult but Effort Counts

In addition to the disappointingly sluggish nature of federal relief efforts in general, it is clear that the timeline for recovery on the mainland is markedly different from that of a U.S. territory. At this point there is no concealing the double standard.

With photographs of hurricane damage on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands below them, Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, left, Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., attend a Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing on hurricane recovery, Nov. 14, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)

Three months after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, more than 47,000 flood victims continue to live in hotels. Tens of thousands more are living with relatives, in barely habitable homes, or scraping by with other arrangements. Local Houston officials estimate that Harvey destroyed or damaged more than 311,000 individual housing units -- a whopping

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