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Human Rights Watch Sounds Alarm on RAD
A report that includes surveys with residents on RAD/PACT by Human Rights Watch, a nonprofit that investigates and reports on abuses happening in all corners of the world. We are roughly 450 people of 70-plus nationalities who are country experts, lawyers, journalists, and others who work to protect the most at risk, from vulnerable minorities and civilians in wartime, to refugees and children in need. We direct our advocacy towards governments, armed groups and businesses, pushing them to change or enforce their laws, policies and practices. To ensure our independence, we refuse government funding and carefully review all donations to ensure that they are consistent with our policies, mission, and values. We partner with organizations large and small across the globe to protect embattled activists and to help hold abusers to account and bring justice to victims.
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A Truth Commission on RAD & Privatization of Public Housing
Nine public housing residents from different developments in NYC and five public housing residents from Boston, Minneapolis and the Bay Area speak on their experience with RAD.
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Tenants Call Out Working Group as Anti-Democratic
NYCHA Champions the Chelsea Working Group as a success story of robust collaboration between policy makers, elected officials, and public housing residents, but was it?
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Legal Advocates Detail Residents’ RAD Problems in Letter to HUD Secretary Carson
NHLP is a legal advocacy center focused on increasing, preserving, and improving affordable housing; expanding and enforcing the rights of low-income tenants and homeowners; and increasing housing opportunities for protected classes. Our organization provides technical assistance and policy support on a range of housing issues to legal services attorneys and other advocates nationwide. In addition, NHLP hosts the national Housing Justice Network, a vast field network of over 1,000 community-level housing advocates and tenant leaders, many of whom practice in jurisdictions that have converted properties to RAD, are in the processing of converting properties to RAD, or wish to convert properties to RAD.Continue reading Legal Advocates Detail Residents’ RAD Problems in Letter to HUD Secretary Carson