Tony Samara

Tony Samara

Tony Roshan Samara is the Program Director of Land Use and Housing at Urban Habitat, and also serves on the national steering committee of the Right to the City Alliance. He runs the Cities and Globalization Twitter account @CGWG2 and most of his publications are available at Academia.

Tony Samara
6th street Bridge construction
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City Rising

Resegregation and the Rise of Suburban Poverty

Over the past few decades, poverty has been growing much faster in smaller cities and suburbs, while inner-cities are increasingly home to a concentrated affluent minority.
 Rise of the Renter Nation: Solutions to the Housing Affodability Crisis by The Homes for All Campaign of Right to the City Alliance
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City Rising

The New Tenant Movement for Housing Justice

Since November, the number of Americans who recognize the importance of local organizing has grown dramatically, and the tenant movement has been ahead of the curve in mobilizing for change from the ground up.
Renter's Day of Action in Boston, 2016. | Right to the City Alliance/Flickr/Creative Commons
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Rise of the Renter Nation

The rise of the renter nation is not an isolated phenomenon; it results from a perfect storm of surging housing demand, a severe shortage of affordable rental units, declining or stagnant wages, and housing policy that favors higher income groups.
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