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Cristal Gallegos, an organizer with the Vallejo Housing Justice Coalition, said local legal services are “inundated” and often unable to provide the kind of help evicted families need. “The community lives in fear of management, knowing that there are no anti-harassment ordinances in place,” she said.
This paper outlines the elements needed to sustain a community-centered housing preservation ecosystem that stems the tide of displacement. It consists of an outline of the ecosystem’s elements and a worksheet practitioners can use to identify strengths to build upon.
A Framework for Counties and Cities to Develop High-Impact and Equitable Housing Bond Expenditure Plans
This framework was developed with a diverse group of housing organizations across the Bay Area and should be applied to how counties and cities create their expenditure plans for the $10 billion bond to address the housing crisis.
“The additional funds from a regional housing bond will allow us to have an exponential impact on providing homes for the unhoused and affordable housing for working families,” – Urban Habitat’s Ellen Wu, in Oaklandside.
La crisis de vivienda económica de Antioch ha exacerbado las desigualdades raciales y económicas profundamente arraigadas y pone en peligro el bienestar de la comunidad. Basadas en décadas de organización de residentes y activismo por la justicia de vivienda, las recomendaciones presentadas aquí reflejan soluciones apoyadas por los residentes para aumentar las viviendas seguras, saludables, estables y económicas en Antioch.
Antioch’s affordable housing crisis has exacerbated deeply rooted racial and economic inequities and jeopardizes community well-being. Building on decades of resident organizing and advocacy for housing justice, the recommendations presented here reflect resident-supported solutions for increasing safe, healthy, stable, and affordable homes in Antioch.