Sexual Violence Prevention = Housing Justice

Stable housing is vital for survivors of violence to heal and feel safe again.

A Multi-Faceted Approach to the Housing Crisis

A common misconception about housing is that its primary purpose is to create homes for people. In reality, the primary purpose of housing development is to make money for investors.

Why I Am a Housing Advocate

“Shelters save lives, but homes end homelessness.”

Protecting Home Owners

There are very few protections for homeowners who are part of Common Interest Communities (CIC). There are few substantial means of accountability for the boards who run associations.

Creating a Village

Taking breaths, pushing through mistakes — the process of creating beauty out of mistakes and never throwing anything away was so important. I am quite emotional writing this. I am realizing how therapeutic that process was for me.

Learning How to Be an Ally: Housing

Some of our coverage over time of the Minnesota housing crisis

Ashli Henderson: After the Unrest

How three women are collecting support around community-based support, the growing homelessness issue, and criminal justice reform

Sheila Delaney: Serving the Unsheltered

“When there are no options for someone to stay in a hotel or shelter,” Delaney says, “they are given a tent and driven to an encampment because there is nowhere else to go.”

A Conversation With Caroline Hood about Homelessness

To create effective solutions, Hood says, “community-based organizations have to be part of the conversation, research, government, and client voices. If all members are not at the table then it won’t work."