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Tag Archives: Urban Homesteading Assistance Board

Sh*t New York Slumlords Say

By: Elise Goldin Working as an AVODAH Corp Member as a tenant organizer with the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board has been an enlightening experience. I’ve learned about things I never thought I’d learn like bank practices, mortgages, and foreclosure processes.  UHAB organizers work in … Continue reading

A Farewell Poem

Avital Aboody is from Sherman Oaks, CA and attended UC Berkeley. As a New York Corps member, she served as a Tenant Organizer at Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB). This piece originally appeared on The SurRealEstate.org here. The files are all transferred, the loose ends all tied … Continue reading

The Housing Rights Movement: A Conversation

Avital Aboody is from Sherman Oaks, CA and attended University of California at Berkeley. As a New York Corps member, she works as a Tenant Organizer at Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB). This piece originally appeared on The SurRealEstate.org here. The third weekend in March, … Continue reading

Community Organizing for Affordable Housing: Growing the Movement One AVODAH Corps Member at a Time

Avital Aboody is from Sherman Oaks, CA. She attended University of California at Berkeley and studied Peace and Conflict Studies. As a New York Corps member, she works as a Tenant Organizer at Urban Homesteading Assistance Board. As a group, … Continue reading

Making the Invisible Visible

Fourteen years ago, Mark was homeless. Today, he’s the blogger behind InvisiblePeople.tv, a simple but heartrendingly effective blog that affords us intimate access into the lives of individuals who sleep on our streets. InvisiblePeople.tv has a single mission: To make … Continue reading