Eviction

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San Francisco Right to Counsel Program Prevents Hundreds of Evictions

A city program that gives at-risk tenants the right to a lawyer helped over 90 percent of participants avoid eviction.

April 30, 2024 - 48 hills

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Maryland Housing Laws Address Housing Shortage, Establish Renter Protections

An ambitious housing package establishes a Renters Bill of Rights and removes barriers to increased housing production.

April 29, 2024 - Office of Governor Wes Moore

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Eviction Looms for Low-Income Tenants as Rent Debt Rises

Nonprofit housing operators across the country face almost $10 billion in rent debt.

April 23, 2024 - The Seattle Times

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Colorado Bans No-Fault Evictions

In most cases, landlords must provide a just cause for evicting tenants.

April 23, 2024 - Colorado Politics

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Maine Approves Rent Relief Program

Legislators hope the assistance program will help struggling low-income households avoid eviction.

April 23, 2024 - The Portland Press Herald

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Chattanooga Slashed Homelessness in Half in 2023

The city’s focus on assistance for households at risk of eviction and supportive housing helped keep more residents housed.

February 13, 2024 - Smart Cities Dive

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HUD Proposes Making Pandemic Eviction Protections Permanent

The proposed rule would apply to residents of multifamily housing supported by federal rental assistance.

December 7, 2023 - McKnight Senior Living

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Study: Households With Children Face Highest Risk of Eviction

U.S. renter families with children are evicted at a rate twice as high as those without children.

October 10, 2023 - NJ Spotlight

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Jersey City Approves New Rental Assistance

The city will supply rental assistance grants through its Affordable Housing Trust Fund.

October 5, 2023 - Tap Into Jersey City

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New Los Angeles Rent Relief Program Targets Pandemic Debt

The program prioritizes the lowest-income tenants who accrued debt during the early part of the pandemic.

September 25, 2023 - LAist

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Growing Numbers of Ohio Renters at Risk of Eviction

Data released by the state shows a growing number of Ohio households are spending ore than half of their income on housing.

July 24, 2023 - Spectrum News 1

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Analysis: Pandemic Housing Relief Prevented Millions of Evictions

Federal data reveals that millions of Americans could have faced eviction without emergency housing aid distributed during the pandemic.

June 11, 2023 - Bloomberg Politics

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Tacoma Coalition Calls for ‘Tenants’ Bill of Rights’

The group wants to put more power in the hands of tenants, but the city has its own, competing proposal for addressing the housing crisis.

May 26, 2023 - The Urbanist

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Austin Employs Team to Help Residents Avoid Displacement

The city’s new Displacement Prevention Navigators will conduct outreach and assist with finding resources to help cost-burdened residents at risk of losing their housing stay in their homes.

May 3, 2023 - Route Fifty

Eviction Crisis

L.A. Ends COVID Eviction Protections

Some of the nation’s longest-lasting eviction protections are set to expire in February, while the future of other renter assistance programs remains uncertain.

December 20, 2022 - Los Angeles Times

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The Eviction Crisis Continues as Federal Aid Dries Up

Eviction rates are rising as rents and inflation grow around the country and households struggle to keep up with rent payments.

November 8, 2022 - NBC News

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A Who’s Who of Bay Area Real Estate

An analysis from the San Francisco Chronicle identifies twelve of the biggest and most influential owners of rental properties in the San Francisco Bay Area.

September 22, 2022 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Evictions on the Rise Among San Francisco Supportive Housing Residents

With COVID-19 assistance programs expiring, tenants of the city’s single-room occupancy hotels face growing eviction rates. Many of them have nowhere to go but back on the street.

September 8, 2022 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Study: Tenant Distance From Court Affects Eviction Risk

Renters with longer commutes to eviction courts, often located downtown, face higher eviction rates.

June 13, 2022 - Marketplace

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Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to L.A. Eviction Moratorium

With the U.S. Supreme Court refusing to hear the latest challenge to the city’s eviction moratorium, eviction protections in Los Angeles remain in place—for now.

April 19, 2022 - LAist

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