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Sanders Calls for a National Right to Housing

Mark Paul and Peter Gowan

Government has the tools to fix our housing crisis, but instead they've chosen to turn a blind eye, allowing landlords and developers to reap massive profits as the housing crisis continues. Today, Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced his plan to eradicate homelessness, reel in the housing market, and provide a homes guarantee that lives up to Roosevelt's dream, and the dream put forth by grassroots groups like People’s Action (we both worked on the policy team that helped develop their homes guarantee plan). [...] Importantly, a homes guarantee is popular according to polling from YouGov/Democracy Collaborative and Data for Progress