It shouldn't be surprising that there’s actually a political party called  “The Rent Is Too Damn High.” With jobs scarce and pay low, it’s getting harder every day just to cover the basics. And even when you do, what do you have to show for it at the end of the day? ANEW is buying and renovating housing to create tenant-owned housing cooperatives. With some sweat equity, you can achieve a piece of something that you can call your own, you can share basic expenses like utilities with others, and you can be part of a real community. You don’t have to go it alone!