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Going thru Dem presidential candidate housing platforms

Does anyone seek 2 severely regulate/ban big investors (private equity/foreign wealth) or small (flippers) that are manipulating the housing market?

Do they even provide lip-service?

Let’s see...

#ItsTheSpeculationStupid
Let’s start w/the currently considered gold standard: @BernieSanders #HomesForAll

Sum talk a/b Wall Street investors but is his proposed solution strong enuf?

Also, he’s unfortunately in the blanket upzoning camp so w/flipper tax isn’t that 1 step fwd but 2 steps back?
.#BernieSanders2020 calls for natl rent control & that will definitely curb some speculation, but it is without vacancy control. See Oakland, San Francisco, Berkeley & Santa Monica for the effects of strong rent control without vacancy control.
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Globally there are more than 65 million displaced people/ #refugees. A vast majority of these are feeing wars, conflicts and gross human rights abuses. Most of the refugees are hosted by countries outside Europe. /1
#Oughterard #DirectProvision #Ireland
Some refugee hosting nations are among the poorer countries. #Turkey #Lebanon #Bangladesh #Jordan #Egypt #Sudan #Pakistan #Uganda #Iran #Ethiopia host majority of the global #refugees /2
When someone is fleeing war or torture or human rights abuses, the first and foremost duty of humanity is to open our doors to refugees. No good to let people die at our doorsteps while we discuss where and how #AsylumSeekers should be hosted.
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This has been upsetting to read. Our most vulnerable people live in social housing, yet many are treated abysmally by the very people who are allocated the responsibility for their care. 1/10

#mentalhealth #socialhousing

theguardian.com/society/2019/s…
@paulsng film Dispossession is an important watch for those wanting to know more. Have some Kleenex to hand.🤧 2/10

#MentalHealth #socialhousing

vimeo.com/ondemand/dispo…
@alex_captain wrote about this for @bigissuenorth about the @save7sis
and @lowerfalinge campaigns I've been involved with in #Rochdale.
#MentalHealth 3/10

bigissuenorth.com/features/2017/…
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We are calling on people to join us on the streets on #March9th to demand, yet again, meaningful action on the housing crisis. The government could begin by implementing the demands of the motion overwhelmingly supported by the Dail last October. #HomesForAll #Right2Housing
#March9th will be just one of a number of regional demonstrations over the coming months which will culminate in a national demonstration in Dublin on May 11th. #HousingCrisis #HomesForAll
#Homeless figures released by Dept for Jan show 9,987 people as officially homeless. This is a drop in the ocean compared to the true number of people impacted by #homelessness.

#HousingCrisis impacts everyone from students, Travellers, workers, families, migrants & children.
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