Housing


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‘If I Do Pay My Rent, It’s Going to Eat Into My Food Money.’

Here are some of the stories of Americans trying to make rent, this month and beyond.

People prepare to sleep in areas marked by painted boxes on the ground of a parking lot at a makeshift camp for the homeless in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
The Best Way to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus Is to Stay Home. But What If You Have No Place to Go?

How can a person quarantine themselves if they have no place to go?

Kyle Kofron poses for a photo outside his home in St. Louis. Kofron is advocating for a rent strike during the outbreak. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
A Growing Number of Americans Want Rent Canceled Over Coronavirus

White sheets are being hung in apartment windows to show solidarity with the #CancelRent movement that is gaining steam on Twitter, Instagram and other social media sites.

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Most Renters Won’t Be Protected Under Trump’s Proposal to Help Americans Keep Their Homes

Most Americans who rent their home will not be eligible for eviction protections, despite what President Donald Trump said this week.

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Americans Worried About Losing Their House Just Got a Small Break

A record number of people may become unemployed if lawmakers don't do something, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday.

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Cities Are Freezing Evictions to Help Low Wage Workers Hurt by Coronavirus

This week, San Jose, California, and Miami-Dade County approved legislation to temporarily halt evictions. Advocates in San Francisco, Seattle, and New York are hoping their jurisdictions will be next.

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For International Women’s Day, We’re Celebrating These Trailblazing Philly Women

Through social, economic, cultural, and political change, these women are making history.