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Presenting: THE HOUSING ISSUE.

Seniors organize for fair housing, Palestinian citizens of Israel fight for an address, an investigation into “the greatest incident of voter fraud in the modern era,” a Ladino housing manifesto, and so much more.

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Table of Contents


RESPONSA
The Struggle Begins at Home – The Editors
Reimagining housing as the ground shifts under our feet

OFFICE HOURS
Daniel Libeskind – interview by Aaron Goldstein 
“As the architect, you have to go and meet people” 

FOUR RESPONSES TO THE COVID-19 HOUSING CRISIS
Redistributing Vacant Housing – Jenny Akchin and Lynn Lewis
Preventing Pandemic Displacement – Samuel Stein
Avoiding the New Foreclosure Crisis – Oksana Mironova
Homes for All – Ilhan Omar

FEATURES
Welcome to Lammville – Britta Lokting and Sam Adler-Bell
How the Hasidic housing crisis led to the largest case of federal voter fraud in modern American history

Road to Nowhere – Elisheva Goldberg
Israel’s Arab citizens fight for an address.

The Rise and Fall of the Coops – Avi Garelick and Andrew Schustek
The Bronx cooperative was a communist utopia, until it wasn’t

ARCHIVAL
Residents of All the Neighborhoods: Unite! – introduced by Devin E. Naar
Manifesto of the First Congress of the Federation of Residents of All the Popular Neighborhoods of Salonica, 1924


ARTIST FEATURE
Hide and Seek – Ariel Goldberg
Adam Liam Rose’s recent works on paper investigate the violence and vulnerability of structures built for “safety.”

HOW-TO
How to Organize Your Building – Rose Lenehan and Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal
Build a tenant association and kick ass.

FICTION
Thanx Martin, Gr8!1 – Lee Conell

COMIC
Invisible Violence – Julia Alekseyeva

PHOTO ESSAY
“It’s Never Over” – Yana Kunichoff and Kelly Viselman
Seniors, pushed to the brink by Covid-19, are at the forefront of the fight for a Homes Guarantee

POETRY
Beys – Anthony Russell

CONVERSATION
Visions in Penal Time – Zoé Samudzi
Scholar Nicole R. Fleetwood discusses how incarcerated artists navigate the constraints of the prison’s built environment.

TRANSLATION
Rent Strike – Morris Rosenfeld, translated and introduced by Eddy Portnoy
A one-act play from 1908 
Household of Eight – Avrom Reyzen, translated by Nathan Halper

REVIEWS
Blueprint for Feminism – Kristen Ghodsee
On Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-Made World

Suburban Legends – Nora Caplan-Bricker
On The Sprawl: Reconsidering the Weird American Suburbs

Shelter in Place – Bridget Bergin
On Malicroix