KC Tenants Demand Co-Op Cash

Activists keep trying to explain 'social housing' to middle-aged locals but it all comes out sounding like "FREE RENT" courtesy of the taxpayers and small-time landlords without good lawyers.

Here's another try to translate the activist marching orders . . .

KC tenants laid out many solutions they see to fix the problem including social housing, which leaders described as permanent and accessible housing controlled by the community.

Mayor Quinton Lucas attended the town hall— he says he's willing to work to see social housing in Kansas City, but says it would take change in Missouri law, and work with state officials.

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KC Tenants hold town hall meeting to discuss the housing problem in Kansas City

Kansas City's housing crisis took center stage Thursday night. It was the focus of a House The People Town Hall hosted by KC Tenants. The tenant union wants safe and affordable housing for everyone in Kansas City.About 100 people attended the town hall discussing what more can be done to fix the housing problem.

Renters say housing co-ops could be an answer to Kansas City's affordable housing problem

More than 200 renters from around Kansas City gathered Thursday night to discuss new approaches for creating stable, affordable housing for low-income tenants. Citywide tenant union KC Tenants hosted the to rally support for social housing, which they define as housing that puts people over profits.

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