Attorney Daniel Saver battles for affordable housing in Bay Area


We talked to Saver about the scope of the housing crisis: the “bleeding” from the region of service workers and middle class earners, and the disproportionate toll the crisis is taking on Hispanic and African-American families.
Interview (California)

Richard Scheinin
Mercury News (San Jose, CA)
March 9, 2017
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Tags: Funding: State & Local, Housing: Affordability, Housing: Eviction

Organizations mentioned/involved: Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto (CLSEPA)


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Still, he expressed optimism over the agency’s strategy of partnering with grassroots groups — youth groups and faith-based groups — to create short-term protections and long-term policy solutions.

“So many of the people who are affected have chosen to take matters into their own hands and demand that the law reflect justice and dignity, not just power and profit,” he said. “That’s how I find hope in this work.”