Moratorium or Not, Tenants Organize to Fight Evictions, Slum Conditions Across US

Photo: Tenants actions in Indianapolis, Providence, and Kansas City By David Martinez with Vincent Cross, Arthur Boukman, Josefina Morales The expiration of the federal eviction moratorium at the end of July sent the government scrambling to implement another eviction ban, one which predictably does not truly address the looming mass eviction crisis. For a picture of what the current situation looks like for tenants on … Continue reading Moratorium or Not, Tenants Organize to Fight Evictions, Slum Conditions Across US

Kansas City: Tenants Protest for Eviction Moratorium Extension at Two Judge’s Homes

By Brian Martel The housing struggle organization Kansas City (KC) Tenants held a rally outside of Judge Kyndra Stockdale’s home on January 19, followed by a rally outside of Judge Mary Weir’s home on January 21. Judge Stockdale has heard over 835 eviction cases since last June and has issued 361 eviction orders, more than any other Jackson County judge. Judge Stockdale heard the eviction … Continue reading Kansas City: Tenants Protest for Eviction Moratorium Extension at Two Judge’s Homes

Kansas City: KC Tenants Hold Rally Against Evictions

By Nélida Tello On January 7, the organization KC Tenants held a rally in front of the Jackson County Courthouse as part of the ongoing Zero Eviction January initiative. The rally held on Thursday was the organization’s second action this month. On January 5, KC Tenants held their first action in which approximately 100 people blocked the west and north doors of the courthouse while … Continue reading Kansas City: KC Tenants Hold Rally Against Evictions