Last year, we and our partners worked to pass a right to legal counsel in eviction cases, and the Mayor signed it into law. Now, we need to get it funded.
Every person has a right to a safe, stable, affordable home, regardless of their race, income, or ZIP code. JUFJ and our partners have been advocating for Bill 30-21, a rent stabilization bill [...]
We can think of many examples when our tradition enjoins us to share our food and clothing with those who are in need. But what about the need for housing? What can Sukkot add to our [...]
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Highlights from some of the Labor on the Bimah services and presentations from congregations around Maryland.
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As we reflect on what it means to have shelter during Sukkot, we know that so many people in our communities are facing eviction. Here's how to take action.
The COVID-19 crisis is far from over. Thousands of renters across Montgomery County are at risk of eviction, and now is the time to use every tool in our toolbox to protect renters!
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For several years, I’ve been going with other JUFJers and our allies to the Mayor’s budget forums to make the case for progressive policies. Those have sometimes been frustrating, but also [...]
As statewide eviction protections are lifted, it is imperative that staff officials take on the task to ensure that families stay housed.