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By R.J. Rico, Associated Press
Rents have exploded across the country, causing many to fall behind on payments, dig deep into their savings or downsize to subpar units.
By News Desk
The Senate Banking committee held a hearing Thursday on how institutional landlords are affecting the housing market.
By Giles Bruce, Kaiser Health News
Cities and nonprofits across the country are building communities of tiny homes to safely house people amid COVID and cold winters.
By Michael Casey, Associated Press
The federal ban, along with a mix of state and federal moratoriums, is credited with keeping millions of Americans in their homes during the pandemic and preventing the spread of the coronavirus.
By Willem Marx, Joan Martelli
A landmark climate report released this month by the United Nations predicted dire consequences for the world if more is not done to reduce CO2 levels in the atmosphere. More than 100 countries including the U.S. have committed to a…
By Stephanie Sy, Frank Carlson
Amid a housing affordability crisis, cities across the U.S. have been struggling with their unsheltered populations. Two years ago, Austin, Texas, decriminalized activities related to homelessness. But this year, citizens voted to re-criminalize them — as the state banned public…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
The Twin Cities is one of the most affordable metropolitan areas of the country. Its longstanding racial disparities in home ownership are also among the worst. Just 25 percent of Black residents in Minneapolis and St. Paul own their homes,…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich says her “hands are tied” by an appellate ruling from the last time courts considered the evictions moratorium in the spring. Alabama landlords who are challenging the moratorium are likely to appeal her Friday ruling.
By Paul Solman
As the U.S. grapples with the coronavirus, housing costs are skyrocketing. According to the latest S&P Core Logic Case-Shiller index, home prices were up almost 17 percent over the last year -- and in many places, the jump was worse.
Landlords and tenants are rushing back to court and advocates are bracing for a wave of evictions following the end of the federal moratorium over the weekend.
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