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Hard Knock Radio

KPFA

Director of Housing Justice Chris Schildt and Rising Juntos resident leader Teresa Lua talk about our new report, The Failure of For-Profit Affordable Housing – And How Tenants Are Organizing for Change, and how renters organized to pass rent control in Antioch.

Reports & Publications

The Failure of For-Profit Affordable Housing — and How Tenants Are Organizing for Change

As the state and the Bay Area are poised to commit billions in desperately-needed new funding for affordable housing, policymakers must act to rein in corporate profiteers by increasing accountability that ensures affordable housing with dignity for all. 

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Don’t miss our webinar on Bay Area electeds — No se pierda nuestro seminario web sobre los funciona

Join us along with the Bay Area Equity Atlas and Bay Rising for a webinar exploring our latest research on the diversity of Bay Area elected officials and strategies for ensuring that local policymakers advance bold solutions that build a more just and equitable region for all.

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Build affordable housing, advocates urge California Forever

Times~Herald

The voice of Cristal Gallegos, senior organizer for the Vallejo Housing Justice Coalition, fills with pain as she speaks about the people she works with…Gallegos is deeply skeptical that a billionaire-backed company like California Forever will do anything but worsen the suffering of underserved communities.

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Vallejo housing advocates call for better protections, better plans

Times~Herald

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.

Reports & Publications

Building a Community-Centered Housing Preservation Ecosystem

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.