The rental market in the USA
The housing market in the United States looks very different in the various states. IUT has two Associate Members in the USA and below is their contact information and some general information about the rental and housing markets.
Reports and publications
America’s Rental Housing – Evolving Markets and Needs
By the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, 2013.
America’s Rental Housing Full Report
America’s Rental Housing Fact Sheet
A guide to Residential Tenants’ and Landlords Rights and Responsibilities, July 2012.
By the National Low Income Housing Coalition
Rent Stabilization in New York City
Furman Center for Real Estate & Urban Policy.
Published by Right to the City Alliance.
The State of the Nation’s Housing 2010
An annual descriptive report on the housing development in the USA. By the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, 2010.
The state of the Nation’s Housing 2011
An annual descriptive report on the housing development in the USA. By the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, 2011.
The state of the Nation’s Housing 2012
An annual descriptive report on the housing development in the USA. By the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, 2012.
The State of the Nation’s Housing 2013
An annual descriptive report on the housing development in the USA. By the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, 2013.
The state of the Nation’s Housing 2015
An annual descriptive report on the housing development in the USA. By the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, 2015.
The U.S. Simply Doesn’t Have Enough Available Rental Housing, Whether You’re Rich or Poor
By Emily Badger, 2013
Visions for Social Housing International Perspectives
Published by the Smith Institute, 2008. Chapter 3.
Questions and Answers About Housing Court
By New York City Tenants, 2011.
Tenants links on the USA
More Americans are Renting, and Paying More, as Homeownership Falls
By the New York Times, 2015.
By the National Low Income Housing Coalition, 2017.
History of public housing in the USA
Historic Photos of New Orleans Public Housing
The National Public Housing Museum
The Tenant Movement in New York City 1904-1984
A book about the tenant movement in New York City, edited by Ronald Lawson. 1986
What Started as a Rent Strike Revolutionized Public Housing
By Harper Barnes, 2012.
IUT Associate Members in the USA
The National Alliance of HUD Tenants (NAHT)
The first US national membership union of resident groups advocating for 2.1 million lower-income families, in privately owned, HUD-assisted multi-family housing. Now represented in 22 states.
Address: 42 Seaverns Avenue
Boston, MA 02130
tel: (617) 267-9564
fax: (617) 267-4769
Website: www.saveourhomes.org (which includes all NAHT regional offices in the US)
Tenants Advocates Arizona, ATA
San Francisco Tenants Union, SFTU
588 Capp Street
San Francisco 94110
Tel: 415 282-5525, Fax: 415 282-6622
San Francisco Council of Community Housing Organizations
The “Voice of the San Francisco affordable housing movement”
Is a nonprofit organization dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of California tenants
Oakland Tenants Union
100 9th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Tel: 510. 704 5276
Just Cause Oakland
A powerful voice for Oaklands´ low-income tenants and workers.
The Delaware Housing Coalition
Illinois Tenants Union
“Tenants’ rights before property rights.”
Tel: 773 478-1133
Metropolitan Tenants Organisation
Minnesota Tenants Union
Provides free legal advice to renters in Minnesota.
New Jersey Tenants Organization (NJTO)
Tel: 201.342 3775
The Association for Neighborhood and Housing Dev. (ANHD)
ANHD is a membership organization of New York City non-profit neighbourhood housing groups.
New York State Tenants & Neighbors Coalition
Represents about 17000 individual tenants and 200 tenant groups in New York State.
236 West 27th Street, 4th Floor
New York – 10001-5906
tel: 212 608-4320
Cleveland Tenants Organization
Tenants Action Group of Philadelphia
Also check: www.badlandlords.info/pennsylvania.html
Tenants Union of Washington State
Through organizing, action and empowerment-based education, the Tenants Union of Washington has built 28 years of victories for tenants’ rights and housing justice.
Tel: 206-723-0500 (tenants hotline),
Seattle Rentals: www.seattlerentals.com
Wisconsin Tenant Resource Center (TRC)
TRC offers free counselling for tenants and landlords interested in learning more about their rental rights and responsibilities.
Tel: 608 257-0006
Texas Low Income Housing Information Service
Supporting low-income Texans efforts to achieve a decent, affordable home in a quality neighbourhood.
Texas Tenant´s Union
Is a nonprofit tenants’ rights organization, to empower tenants through education and organizing to protect their rights, preserve their homes, improve their living conditions and enhance the quality of life in their communities.
Tel. 214. 823 2733
More tenant associations that we ought to know about?
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