This Helsinki Suburb Is Offering Millennials Cheap Rent to Live in a Senior Center

The youth get a housing deal, the elderly get companionship—it’s win-win. By: FEARGUS O’SULLIVAN @FeargusOSull Dec 1, 2015 In Helsinki, a city where rents are notoriously high, anyone’s eyes might pop at the chance of grabbing even a small studio apartment for €250 ($265) a month. So it’s no wonder that this offer of studios for people … More This Helsinki Suburb Is Offering Millennials Cheap Rent to Live in a Senior Center

Female-led Cooperative Housing Case Studies in Latin America

Isabela Lyrio and Genevieve Pagan August 6, 2015   With the rise in demand for housing in Latin America, many countries have seen the rise in informal housing around important urban centers. Given the deteriorating condition of such informal housing, some communities have worked together to improve their housing situation, empowering female leaders and strengthening … More Female-led Cooperative Housing Case Studies in Latin America

Supreme Court Rules on Upholding Housing Discrimination

Genevieve Pagan and Isabela Lyrio July 15, 2015 Supreme Court upholds key tool for fighting housing bias by ruling on Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, challenging race-neutral policies that have negative effects on minorities[1]     History and Context The Fair Housing Act, part of the Civil Rights … More Supreme Court Rules on Upholding Housing Discrimination