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Months after a pandemic moratorium on evictions was lifted, courts in Louisiana have not seen the spike in eviction filings they expected. But the funding that has helped sustain renters is running out.
By Roby Chavez
Guaranteed income pilot programs are sweeping the country, but until recently, few, if any, of them have addressed the issue of homelessness. Now, a new program called Miracle Money in San Francisco has already given 14 unhoused people $500 a…
By Zachary Green, Jennifer Winter
The deal will bring the number of government-owned apartments in Berlin to about 355,000 — about a fifth of the 1.67 million rental apartments in the city.
By Associated Press
Two studies released Wednesday found that the nation's housing availability and affordability crisis is expected to worsen significantly following the pandemic.
By Ken Sweet, Michael Casey, Associated Press
By Brian Palmer, Retro Report
The federal ban on evictions, extended by President Biden through March, is a much-needed, yet only temporary pause on a looming crisis impacting hundreds of thousands of American families. Retro Report, a non-profit news organization, reports from Richmond, VA, which…
By Ryan E. Little, Aneurin Canham-Clyne, The Howard Center for Investigative Reporting, Brenda Wintrode, Amy DiPierro, Luciana Perez Uribe, Sean McGoey, Sophia Brown, Maya Pottiger, The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism
Landlords tried to evict dozens of tenants in at least three states in violation of the federal moratorium. And in most places, renters had almost no legal help in fighting back.
While national and state eviction moratoriums have temporarily helped slow a pandemic-induced housing and homelessness crisis, they have a long-term impact. Matthew Desmond, a professor at Princeton University who helped build the first nationwide database on evictions joins Hari Sreenivasan…
By William Brangham, Mike Fritz
Millions of Americans are forced from their homes every year. Evictions are usually considered in economic terms -- an outcome of housing supply and income levels -- but what about their physical and emotional impact? Research increasingly shows housing insecurity…
By PBS NewsHour
Pulitzer-prize winning editorial cartoonist Steve Breen is using his drawings to highlight the growing problem of homelessness and the housing crisis in Southern California. Jeffrey Brown gets a first-hand look at the cartoonist and newspaper’s efforts to humanize and complicate…
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