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MGP Final Project Notes
-After the housing bubble popped in 2007, disintegration of the subprime mortgage market left
hundreds of thousands of homes with delinquent owners in foreclosure and rendered hundreds of
thousands of renters homeless.
Case study: Radical exercise from Community Control in Miami (Take Back the Land) showed
what connecting community needs with existing community resources might look like in
practice. Led by Max Rameu, they broke into foreclosed, vacant homes, performed repairs, and
housed homeless families in them. Was very interconnected with community
Take Back the Land has spread to Rochester, Detroit, and Baltimore
Maine homeless statistics:
January 2020: 2,097
^260 were family households
^103 were veterans
^139 were unaccompanied young adults (18-24)
Public School data reports (2018-2019):
2,552 schools students experienced homelessness
^105 unsheltered
^535 sheltered
^284 in hotel/motel
^1628 doubled up
Continuums of Care to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Maine has the 13th largest estimated homeless population per capita
-Some banks bulldoze land and donate it
^Bank of America boldozed 100 lots in Cleavelend and then donated them to the city
214,323 homes were foreclosed in 2020