We Don’t Need More Homeowners. We Need Public Housing / by Dan Darrah

We shouldn’t conflate the right to housing with the right to ownership, which would make affordability a permanent issue. (Jordan Vonderhaar / Bloomberg via Getty Images) Originally published in Jacobin, July 16, 2022 Free-market champions conflate homeownership and the human right to adequate shelter. To actually solve the housing crisis, we must challenge this mistakenContinue reading “We Don’t Need More Homeowners. We Need Public Housing / by Dan Darrah”

A Massive Expansion in Public Rental Homes Could Literally Pay for Itself / by Alex Hemingway

British Columbia could massively increase public investment in below-market rental housing. (Nathan Shurr / Unsplash) Public investment in below-market rental housing could leverage private-sector development to secure housing for all. This idea is being floated to address British Columbia’s housing crisis — and should be taken up everywhere. In the face of a mounting housingContinue reading “A Massive Expansion in Public Rental Homes Could Literally Pay for Itself / by Alex Hemingway”