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Housing Justice

Everyone deserves to have a safe place to call home. Housing affects every aspect of life in the short and long term– from being able to get a warm, safe night’s sleep before work, to living where there’s access to reliable transportation, to providing the basic needs for our children, to having access to healthy food.

10 years

Since Community Change and Housing California founded Residents United Network.

828

The number of Housing Trust Funds at the state, county, and local levels, supporting affordable housing in 49 states, DC, Guam, and Puerto Rico.

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400+

The number of conversations held as part of of the Housing Playbook Project that informed the New Deal for Housing Justice

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Case Studies

Putting Tenants First

In 2023, we partnered with grassroots organizers to demand a transformative federal housing agenda.

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Housing Trust Fund Project

Resources available for download to assist in the development and an implementation of housing trust funds.

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Housing Justice Narrative Initiative

Community Change, PolicyLink, and Race Forward are equipping organizers to shape a national conversation on housing.

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Advocates participate in the Put Tenants First Housing Justice Tour
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge speaks with grassroots organizers as the final stop of the Put Tenants Housing Justice Tour.
Kayla Gilchrist leads a rally for Housing Justice.

ChangeWire Story

How Tenant Screening Algorithms Deepen Housing Disparities

Communications Fellow Catherine Killough produces a multimedia article about the housing crisis.

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The Putting Tenant First Grassroots Housing Justice Tour was led by Community Change, Residents Organizing for HousingLOUISIANA (ROHLA), Resident Action Project (RAP), Residents Organizing for Change (ROC), Residents United Network (RUN) CA, Detroit People’s Platform and FreedomBLOC (Akron, OH).

News

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“Families’ Needs Over Corporate Greed:” 1,065+ Childcare Providers and Parents to Close Their Doors, Call Out for Community Change Action National Day Without Child Care

“Families’ Needs Over Corporate Greed:” 1,065+ Childcare Providers and Parents to Close Their Doors, Call...

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Community Change Action Statement on Expanded Child Tax Credit in Tax Package Proposal

Community Change Action Statement on Expanded Child Tax Credit in Tax Package Proposal On January...

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Resources

Annual Report

2020 Annual Report: Rising With Resilience

We protested. We organized. We voted.

Annual Report

2021 Annual Report: The Power We Carry

We celebrated important policy victories and we grieved our losses, as COVID and systemic racism continued to claim lives and sow hardship among the most vulnerable communities.