Esty Dinur returns from her time away on assignment, straight into the first week of WORT’s winter pledge drive. Her guest is Professor Anitra Nelson, researcher in the Centre for Urban Research at RMIT University in Australia. Dr. Nelson recently wrote about the necessity of sustainable housing and shared living spaces in her book, Small Is […]
A UW-Madsion study released this week tracks data on evictions in Dane County, finding some groups and areas more heavily affected than others. Brenda Konkel of the Tenant Resource Center and Revel Sims of UW-Madison’s Urban and Regional Planning Department join Tony to discuss the study and other housing issues in the area. Tenant Resource […]
Have you heard of the organization Take Back the Land? It is a group devoted to blocking evictions and rehousing homeless people in foreclosed houses. Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
What is the latest with affordable housing in Madison? What is the city’s approach to the issue? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Can we take it upon ourselves to provide shelter for the homeless? Do we have the right to offer them our front porch, or is it against city guidelines? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to hear more!
On Tuesday April 23rd, Brenda Konkel spoke with a panel about the upcoming Housing is a Human Right Summit. She spoke with Anthony Prince of the National Lawyers Guild, Karen Andrews of the First United Methodist Church and Heidi Weglietner of the Dane County Board of Supervisors.