In the face of market-led and state-organized housing precarity, we insist upon housing justice. Thinking from Los Angeles, and other key global nodes of insurgency, our research and scholarship reveals the actors, systems, and institutions that perpetuate housing exploitation. Working with tenant movements and unhoused communities, we aim to dismantle police-property relations and reconstruct housing as a reparative public good.
- 1,500 Unhoused LA Residents Died on the Streets During Pandemic, Report RevealsDECEMBER 1, 2021 – Article via The Guardian feat. Institute report “We Do Not Forget: Stolen Lives of LA’s Unhoused Residents During the COVID-19 Pandemic”
- LA Clears Another Park Encampment in Battle Over Worsening Housing CrisisOCTOBER 14, 2021 – Article via The Guardian feat. Institute director Ananya Roy
- It’s Homecoming Weekend In Louisville’s Russell NeighborhoodSEPTEMBER 18, 2021 – Article via The Guardian feat. Institute community partner Root Cause Research Center
- Want to Solve the Housing Crisis? Take Over Hotels.AUGUST 19, 2021 – Article via The New York Times feat. Institute director Ananya Roy
- America’s Housing Crisis Is a ChoiceAUGUST 10, 2021 – Opinion piece via The New York Times feat. Institute director Ananya Roy
- To Solve Homelessness, California Should Declare a Right to HousingJUNE 6, 2021 – Editorial via Los Angeles Times feat. Institute faculty researcher Gary Blasi