Stories tagged: "housing"


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Eviction Moratoriums Are Set to Expire. Elizabeth Warren Has a Bill to Stop It.

“Housing is a human right and an absolute necessity to keep families safe during this crisis, and Congress must step in now to help keep people in their homes.”

In this May 21, 2020, file photo, people from a support organization for immigrant and working class communities unfold banners, including one advocating rent cancelation, on a subway platform in the Queens borough of New York during a vigil memorializing people who died from coronavirus.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
Landlords Are Harassing and Threatening Tenants Who Are Struggling to Pay Rent During Coronavirus

The data and analytics real estate firm Amherst projects that 28 million renters, or about 22.5% of all households, are at risk of eviction.

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Tens of Thousands of Tenants Are Planning the Largest Rent Strike in Decades

About a third of renters didn’t pay rent in April, and with the number of unemployed at over 26 million and counting, even more are expected to have trouble paying in May.

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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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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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Trump Wants to Ignore Climate When Considering Infrastructure Projects

Plus three other things you need to know today, January 10.