housing resources

Home as a Human Right:

http://www.hrea.org/index.php?doc_id=411

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/01/the-human-rights-of-home/

http://www.nesri.org/programs/modeling-the-human-right-to-housing

http://www.nesri.org/programs/what-is-the-human-right-to-housing

http://www.nlchp.org/program.cfm?prog=1

Another tradition: UN Reporter, Raquel Rolnik, on The Right to Housing: http://pcp.gc.cuny.edu/2012/11/video-un-rapporteur-raquel-rolnik-on-the-right-to-housing/

Home as a Costly Commodity:

The Cost of Housing: http://appraisercom.com/forum/index.php?id=2341

Banks as Slumlords…http://money.cnn.com/2012/08/29/real_estate/banks-slumlords/index.html

Furman Center: State of NYC Housing and Neighborhoods
http://furmancenter.org/research/sonychan/

Gentrification and Displacement in NYC:
http://www.chpcny.org/wpcontent/uploads/2011/01/UP_Gentrification_Displacement.pdf

US home foreclosures on the rise
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7525591.stm

US Foreclosure in 2012:
http://thetruthisnow.com/archives/lifestyle/home-foreclosures-on-the-rise-in-the-u-s/

Government Low-Income Housing Programs: Policy Guide:
http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/411798_low-income_housing.pdf

NYC Rent Guidelines Board 2010 Study:
http://www.housingnyc.com/downloads/research/pdf_reports/ia10.pdf

EB5 Financing: http://www.housingfinance.com/aging-in-place/developers-show-greater-interest-in-eb-5-financing.aspx?printerfriendly=true

Literature:

Kathe Newman and Elvin Wyly (2005). “Gentrification and Resistance in New York City

Peter Marcuse (1985). “Gentrification, Abandonment, and Displacement:
Connections, Causes, and Policy Responses in New York City

Neighborhood and Housing Destruction:

More on “Dispersing the Poor”: Edward G. Goetz, “The Reality of De-concentration” 2004

Recent Displacement in New Orleans: Kenneth M. Reardon, “The Shifting Landscape of New Orleans” (2006)

“Serial Forced Displacement” Dr. Roderick Wallacehttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3126925/

“Planned Shrinkage”: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planned_shrinkage

Gentrification and Displacement in NYC:
http://www.urbancentre.utoronto.ca/pdfs/researchbulletins/CUCSRB31-NewmanWyly.pdf

Gentrification of the City:
http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/homes/tslater/gotcbridgewatson.pdf

Literature:

Counterinsurgency and the Kerner Commission, Frank Morales, “The War for Living Space

Yolanda Ward, “Spatial De-concentration

John T. Metzger (2000). “Planned Abandonment: The Neighborhood Life-Cycle
Theory and National Urban Policy

Mark Alan Hughes (1995). “A Mobility Strategy for Improving Opportunity

Downs, Anthony (1968). “Alternative Futures for the American Ghetto,” Daedalus, Vol. 97, No. 4, The MIT Press (PRINT OUT)

Downs, Anthony (1973). Opening Up the Suburbs: An Urban Strategy for America,
Yale,  pgs. xxx (PRINT OUT)

Government Policy: Evictions and Foreclosures:

NYC Housing Court Evictions and City Marshals:
http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/nyc/housing/eviction.shtml

http://www.nycourts.gov/courthelp/faqs/housing.html

http://www.nyc.gov/html/doi/html/marshals/evictions.shtml

Evictions and the Law:
http://www.lawny.org/index.php/housing-self-help-141/housing-and-eviction-self-help-142/48-general-eviction-information

NYCHA No Evictions Policy:
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nycha-no-evict-policy-12-article-1.1207250

Rent Guidelines Board 2010 Study:
http://www.housingnyc.com/downloads/research/pdf_reports/ia10.pdf

2007 Study on NYC Evictions:
http://www.brennancenter.org/content/resource/eviction_in_new_york_city_disproportionately_affects_poor_black_and_elderly/

Evictions/National:
http://content.knowledgeplex.org/kp2/cache/kp/10950.pdf

NY Times:
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/22/nyregion/22evict.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/05/nyregion/05evict.html

NYC Marshals Association:
http://www.nyc.gov/lobbyistsearch/search?client=New+York+City+Marshals+Association

NYC Department of Investigation:
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doi/html/home/home.shtml

Foreclosure Evictions:
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/f/foreclosures/index.html

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com/eviction-after-foreclosure-is-there-an-automatic-stay/

Foreclosures NYC Region:
http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20120509/REAL_ESTATE/120509891

Foreclosures in NYC:
http://www.osc.state.ny.us/osdc/rpt13-2011.pdf

Common Law/Legal firm defends those in foreclosure facing eviction:
http://commonlawnyc.org

 

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