Thank you so much for supporting the rally for Penn Plaza residents and for fair and affordable housing in Pittsburgh! With about 100 supporters at noon on a Tuesday (!), we demanded that they city take action to support the remaining residents and we got the ball rolling! Check out the WESA coverage and the PPG Coverage![…]
Homes for All Pgh Talking Points for Housing Opportunity Fund Legislation Public Hearing We support the legislation to create a fund for affordable housing in this city. We want to emphasize the parts of the legislation that must be preserved: We need community control. Those of us who are most affected should help make the[…]
For those of you who are interested here is a summary of the housing trust fund legislation as well as a link to the entire legislation at the bottom. housing-trust-fund-legislation
Housing is a human rights rally.
Tickets to this event are being offered Free of Charge to anyone associated with Homes for All. Please fill out the form at the bottom of the page and click “send RSVP” and we’ll add your name to the list!
The AHTF has just released their final recommendation to the city. The full form of the recommendations can be found here. Below is an summary of the document with some conclusions of our own. Summary of the Recommendations of the Pittsburgh Affordable Housing Task Force June 1, 2016 The Affordable Housing Task Force released[…]
TLE published in the Post Gazette 5/16/16 http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/letters/2016/05/16/The-PG-is-wrong-about-housing-affordability/stories/201605140046 The PG is wrong about housing affordability The April 29 editorial “Livable for All” rightfully acknowledged the importance of securing affordable housing for everyone in Pittsburgh, but the PG editorial board clearly bought the official narrative. The editorial says, “Affordable housing has been built … in East Liberty …[…]
Hello, housing justice activists! We all made a real splash last Thursday at City Council. Over 80 people showed up, and 40 people shared their concerns about housing in this city. Thank you all for your participation; we will continue to keep up the pressure and demand that the city ensure affordable housing for everyone![…]