1999

Fix Schools – Provide Housing

Randy Shaw advises California leadership to focus on increasing affordable housing as a strategy for limiting barriers to students’ academic success.

1999

There’s No Place Like Home- Washington, DC Press Release

Washington, DC’s coverage of the “There’s No Place Like Home” report by Housing America and the Doc4Kids Project highlights the 5 million children impacted by inadequate housing nationwide

1999

There’s No Place Like Home- Columbus, OH Press Release

Housing advocates in Columbus, Ohio join Housing America’s pressure to improve housing conditions for the benefit of improving and protecting children’s health and educational success.

1999

There’s No Place Like Home- St. Louis, MO Press Release

Housing advocates in St. Louis, Missouri use Housing America’s “There’s No Place Like Home” report to advocate for improved housing conditions for the 17,000 families in St. Louis living in substandard housing. 

1999

There’s No Place Like Home – San Francisco, CA Press Release

San Francisco housing advocates use the Doc4Kids Project and Housing America report, “There’s No Place Like Home,” to advocate for low-income families in San Francisco facing fewer and more expensive housing options. 

1999

Media Coverage for Housing America

Housing America and the Doc4Kids Project received extensive print and broadcast attention nationwide for their report linking inadequate housing to health risks and educational failure in children.

1999

Red Alert on California’s Housing Crisis

California gains the unfortunate notoriety of having the highest nationwide housing wages, with San Francisco topping the list of how many hours a minimum wage employee would need to work to afford a two-bedroom apartment.

1999

Religion Leaders Call Housing a Sacred Right

Leaders of various religious backgrounds receive national attention for their request that the US government allocate more resources to affordable housing.