Tag: housing

Minor League Baseball Players Secure Union Recognition in a Major Victory for Labor

October 27, 2022

On September 9, 2022, years of organizing and hard work culminated in a resounding victory that shook the sports world when Major League Baseball (MLB) recognized the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) as the formal union representative of minor league baseball players. For over a century the minor leagues… Read More»

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Taxpayer Subsidized Evictions

January 21, 2021

Corporate landlords aggressively pursued COVID-related government assistance, with at least 197 of them garnering $320 million in federal COVID subsidies. These 197 subsidy-rich corporate landlords collectively filed at least 5,381 evictions between March 16th and October 13th. Corporate landlords leading in evictions and receiving federal assistance include: Ventron Management (1,017… Read More»

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It is not too late to stop the worst eviction crisis in a century

July 23, 2020

Redlining. Predatory lending. Evictions. Housing practices, based on structural racism and in service of white supremacy, continue to determine who gets a home and where. Over the coming weeks, the United States will face a housing crisis deeper than any seen in the last hundred years, one that will once… Read More»

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