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Home Free? ~ Give The Homeless Homes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homelessness, Utah, society, ethics, humans, interesting, freedoms, government, rights, economy, ethics, politics, democrats, republicans, housing )

Carrie
- 39 days ago - newyorker.com
Handing mentally ill substance abusers the keys to a new place may sound like an example of wasteful government spending. But it turned out to be the opposite: over time, Housing First has saved the government money.
Tax Breaks May Turn San Francisco's Vacant Lots Into Urban Farms
Green Lifestyle  (tags: vacant lots, tax break, urban farming, Housing, San Francisco )

Judy
- 45 days ago - npr.org
Nationally, too, interest in urban farming is on the upswing, and many states have passed laws to promote city farms
4 Ways Greedy Capitalists Rig the System to Profit Off Our Misery
Business  (tags: capitalism, greed, poverty, water, resources, housing, foreclosure, savings, banks, injustice, prisons, incarceration )

Freya
- 48 days ago - alternet.org
The profit motive fogs the thinking of free-market advocates. The Economist gushes, "Take a bow, capitalism...the biggest poverty-reduction measure of all is liberalising markets to let poor people get richer."
"This Is Our Responsibility and the Right Thing to Do for Veterans"
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, treatment, society, safety, protection )

James
- 50 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
V.A. Rules May Enable Benefits Long Denied to Vietnam-Era Veterans SEPT. 3, 2014 - Thousands of Vietnam-era veterans barred from receiving benefits because of less-than-honorable discharges may be eligible for upgrades under a new set of guidelines rele
Trash Palaces: The Spectacular Houses Built From Scrap
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, housing, construction, slideshows, houses )

Freya
- 62 days ago - cnn.com
Getting a foothold on the property ladder can be a challenge at the best of times, and the prospects for many of us have been battered further by the global recession.
Luxury Apartment Building Will Have Separate Door For Poor Residents
Business  (tags: Housing, New York City, Poverty, Rent )

Judy
- 94 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A luxury condo building on New York City's Upper West Side has gotten clearance from the city to have a separate entrance, or a "poor door," for low-income tenants, according to the New York Post.
DWP Please End Unfair ATOS Medical Assessments. 'Please Read & Sign'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, healthcare, dishonesty, society, law, government, risks, food, investigation, housing )

Borg
- 123 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 2014 alone, over 2000 people with disabilities have been summoned to these medical assessments with a mere 18 people declared unfit for work. The assessments continue as the claims discontinue. We call for an end to these bogus medicals and base...
Home Is Where the Trash Is: This Project Built a House From DVDs and Used Toothbrushes
Green Lifestyle  (tags: carbon negative, recycling, housing )

Freya
- 125 days ago - takepart.com
ore than 20,000 used toothbrushes, 4,000 old DVDs, 10 tons of discarded chalk, and 2 tons of denim scraps. That may read like the contents of a garbage dump--or an episode of Hoarders.
Families Living in FEMA-Funded Housing After Hurricane Sandy Must Now Pay Rent
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Hurricane Sandy, FEMA, ethics, dishonesty, government, housing, news, economy )

Carrie
- 178 days ago - rawstory.com
Rent will be charged starting Thursday to more than 1,300 families displaced from their East Coast homes by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012 and sheltered since then in apartments and bungalows largely paid for by the federal government.
Petition: Climate Parents | No New Coal Leases on Federal Land!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

Susanne
- 180 days ago - act.engagementlab.org
US coal companies mine more than a billion tons of coal each year, much of it from land leased by the federal government in a program managed by the Department of Interior
How to Build a Tiny House for $30,000
Green Lifestyle  (tags: housing, tiny, do it yourself, houses, homes )

Freya
- 187 days ago - realestate.msn.com
This is Alek Lisefski's tiny home, which was built on a 8-by-12-foot flatbed trailer and inspired by his desire to live a simpler, more sustainable lifestyle. The home measures 13 feet and 4 inches tall, 8 feet by 6 inches wide, and 20 feet long.
Just Six Weeks and $9K Built This Mango-Colored Dome Home
Offbeat  (tags: housing, do-it-yourself, Thailand )

Freya
- 219 days ago - homes.yahoo.com
When Steve Areen took some time off from his career as a Delta flight attendant, he relocated to an organic mango farm in northeast Thailand and built a dome home that, fittingly enough, is a fluorescent, Mango-ish shade of orange inside and out...
When Hope Turns Rancid: LBJ and Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, congress, democrats, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, healthcare, housing, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity, SupremeCourt, troops, usa )

Kit
- 223 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Both presidents betrayed initial popular optimism; only public protest can reverse the corrosive effects.
Bernie Sanders: "I Am Prepared To Run for President of the United States"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, elections, freedoms, government, healthcare, healthcare, housing, Independent candidate, goodnews, politics, Senator Bernie Sanders )

Kit
- 231 days ago - truth-out.org
Bernie Sanders says he is "prepared to run for president of the United States." That's not a formal announcement. A lot can change between now and 2016, and the populist senator from Vermont bristles at the whole notion of a permanent campaign.
DC's Poorest Residents Fight Displacement By Gentrification
Society & Culture  (tags: gentrification, race politics, housing, ethics, rights, society, politics, usa, culture, americans, news )

Cal
- 266 days ago - truth-out.org
Because Washington was America's first city to have a black majority, it came as a shock to many in 2011 when DC's black population dropped below 50 percent for the first time in more than 50 years
 

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