Category Archives: Housing

Sheela’s Affordable Housing Resource List

This list of housing resources began in 2009, and was last updated at 8:53 PM 6/4/2015. Share freely and use fully. HAPPY HUNTING! My “go to” list 211.  Call this number and see if they have the resource information you … Continue reading

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Mold, Housing and Legal Protection

Are bad housing conditions, like mold, a health risk for people with disabilities?   Are there legal protections to assist our community when we run into crummy  landlords?   Pushing Limits speaks to Amy Sholinbeck, coordinator of Alameda County’s Asthma Start … Continue reading

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Stories about Housing on Independence Day

Listen (29 min) Elizabeth Ore (age 64) and Corliss Rogers (age 86) are all fired up and won’t take it anymore.  It rolled out of their toilet and into their home.  The memory of the mess it made keeps them … Continue reading

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Exclusion and Disability

By Alex Bradshaw Originally published in Z Magazine on March 26, 2014 Those at the top of the U.S. economic pyramid continue to benefit from the economic and social exclusion of disabled people. The more marginalized groups can be pushed … Continue reading

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Cuts: Subsidized Housing and A Plan for Social Security

Listen Major cuts to the HUD housing voucher program are leaving people on the streets and threatening the homes of the very poor.   Today, we give you the dirty details of how Federal sequestration is playing out in central and … Continue reading

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“Tumor Boy” & “Healing Homes”

Friday, Dec 7, 2-3 pm PST 94.1 fm or KPFA.org Head trauma and emotional trauma. . . this week we take a look. . . with hope and humor.  An hour-long fund drive special which begins 30 minutes early, at … Continue reading

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Rights for Foreclosed Renters & Domestic Workers Bill

Listen (28 min) Pushing Limits welcomes Brendan Darrow to talk about legal rights for people with disabilities who are renting homes that are being foreclosed.   We will discuss how local and state laws, as well as the Americans With … Continue reading

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