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Black Woman Claims People Are ‘Offering Half A Million Below Value’ For Her Inherited Home, Blames Gentrification

While going through the loss of her grandfather, it could have been very easy for Keisha Credit to fall into the multitude of traps that were designed to take her inherited multi-million dollar home. @kreatewithkeisha Reply to @athompz I’ll just say this… 🤌🏾💟 #Seattle #Gentrification 🏡 #HomeOwnership #Land #Property #Stories #blackgirlinseattle #SeattleNative #SeattleStories #centraldistrict #History ♬ original sound – Keisha Credit

Oct 7, 2022

South LA Residents Boost Black Homeownership With 'Buy Back The Block' Initiative

Gentrification has swept many Black neighborhoods across the nation, forcing many residents out of their own neighborhoods. While many communities struggle to regain control of their neighborhoods, South L.A. is working to be a model for how to promote Black homeownership and combat gentrification. Music manager Daniel Carter started Buy Back the Block L.A. — an initiative to help educate South L.A. residents on how to fight gentrification by buying properties in their neighborhoods — in the wake of Nipsey Hussle’s death as a call to action for his community. According to Carter, Hussle’s death “left a huge scar in the community,” Curbed Los Angeles reports . “I felt like at one point his spirit kind of burst into a million pieces and everybody got a little piece. I feel like our piece of it was this real estate thing.” Carter’s effort to continue Hussle’s mission for more Black ownership sparked a campaign to rally brokers, house flippers, and loan officers together to educate...

Jun 29, 2020

Airbnb Is Launching a New Tool To Help Displaced People Find Housing

In 2017, Airbnb launched an Open Homes initiative encouraging hosts to open up their homes to displaced people — including immigrants, refugees, and those escaping climate disasters. However, not everybody can afford to open up their homes for free. Now, Airbnb has introduced a tool to help people who are in need of temporary housing. “Introducing Donations, a new feature where hosts can donate a percentage of their earnings to nonprofits that connect people with free housing during times of need,” Airbnb tweeted. Nonprofits will receive 100 percent of the donations gathered through the new initiative. Airbnb has partnered with organizations like the International Rescue Committee, All Hands and Hearts, Make A Wish Foundation, and more. All donors have to do is select a percentage of their earnings that they want to give. Donors get regular updates letting them know how their contributions have helped people. Introducing Donations, a new feature where hosts can donate a percentage...

May 2, 2019