“Housing is a human right. There can be no fairness or justice in a society in which some live in homelessness, or in the shadow of that risk, while others cannot even imagine it.”Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six
Housing justice meets the needs of the entire community. It means that residents of all genders, races, ethnicities, disabilities, ages and more have access to high
Justice in housing requires solutions that reimagine how many Americans think housing should work. Many communities are already advocating for implementing more equitable cooperative housing models like community land trusts, co-housing and permanent real estate cooperatives. Housing justice also requires a concerted effort to affect policy like rent control initiatives and caps on property tax increases.