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As seen Huffington Post Muslims Are Not Terrorists: A Factual Look at Terrorism and Islam

via Will the real terrorists stand up? — LA Rent Control (RAC) and Permits (LADBS)

Lawsuit re Housing Discrimination Texas

The Dallas-based Inclusive Communities Project (ICP) has filed suit in federal district court against one of Texas’ largest property management companies, Lincoln Property Company (LPC), alleging violations of the Fair Housing Act. ICP is a fair housing-focused nonprofit organization working with households seeking access to housing in predominately white neighborhoods in the Dallas area. As part of its […]

via Lincoln Property Company, country’s second largest apartment manager, hit with racial discrimination lawsuit — Texas Housers

How City actions perpetuate Houston’s housing segregation and violate civil rights — Texas Housers

Every neighborhood in Houston deserves quality affordable housing, including the community of Independence Heights. But affordable housing should not only be built in places like Independence Heights – to do so limits choice, concentrates poverty and violates fair housing and civil rights obligations. In recent months, the City Council has considered two development proposals from the Houston […]

via How City actions perpetuate Houston’s housing segregation and violate civil rights — Texas Housers

Re Black Lives Matter at Hi Point St

With hope that these tragedies propel you into action rather than paralyze you, I share these resources with the goal of dismantling racial oppression in all its forms.

via #BlackLivesMatter – Solidarity Through Action —

President Obama And Systemic Racism: White House Segregation Plan Questioned By African-American Realtors

President Obama And Systemic Racism: White House Segregation Plan Questioned By African-American Realtors.

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New Site Los Angeles Housing and Rent Control

http://www.lahousingrentcontrol.com/?page_id=46

What are the advantages and disadvantages to renting rent controlled apartments?

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LA Affordable Housing and Rent Control

Tax credit apartment income requirements change every year

For example income limits for 2012 Los Angeles County are median $64,800, for one person the 50% limit is $29,500, 60% limit is $35,460; New York County is median $65,000, 50% is $29,300 and 60% is $35,160. See this HUD site for calculations: http://www.huduser.org/portal/datasets/il.html. The limits for your city may be different so check with the City Housing authority and the management of local housing units. Numerous tenants have complained about rents going up unexpectedly. Ask for the rules, read them, and demand the building owners follow them. Start a tenant association in your building if necessary [hint: constitutional freedom of association].

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