“It should be so much simpler: Housing, being a universal need, should be a universal right. Instead, housing has been made into the primary financial vehicle through which Americans establish security in a system that otherwise does not tend to provide it. It’s been made into a wealth-building instrument, a commodity whose success requires all prices to go up forever, making this crisis and its attendant human misery inevitable. It has locked landlords into a mass delusion that anything but maximal greed will cause their lives to collapse; by displacing the profit-seeking obligation, it locks tenants into that delusion, too.”
COMING TOGETHER TO TRANSFORM NEW YORK.
For too long, greedy corporations, billionaires, and political elites have used their wealth and power to rig our country against us. We’re fighting to put power back in our hands.