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How Ownership Structure Impacts Eviction Rates

A new study from Boston reveals that large landlords, who are less likely to live near their tenants, execute far more eviction filings than smaller property owners.

February 5, 2023 - Housing Matters

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Renters Expected To Fare Better Next Year

After years of rising housing costs, renters will see some relief in 2023 as supply rises and more tenant households stay put.

December 25, 2022 - Globe St.

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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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Los Angeles Tenant Harassment Law Yields No Prosecutions

A year after the law was passed, the city has failed to prosecute any of the more than 2,000 complaints filed by tenants.

October 3, 2022 - L.A. Taco

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Senate Bill Would Support Rural Tenants

With housing costs skyrocketing, a proposed bill would extend assistance and help preserve affordable rental housing in rural areas.

September 30, 2022 - The Daily Yonder

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Report: California Renter Protections Falling Short

New research reveals that the state’s rent cap law is stymied by a lack of transparency and toothless enforcement.

September 29, 2022 - Terner Center for Housing Innovation

 The Young Apartments — 1621 South Grand Avenue, at the southern end of Downtown Los Angeles.

L.A. Tenants Hit With Sudden Rent Hikes Under 'Discounted Rent' Loophole

A legal loophole has allowed some Los Angeles landlords to sharply raise rents on apartments that would otherwise fall under the city's rent stabilization ordinance and pandemic-related rent freeze.

February 18, 2022 - LAist

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As Rental Assistance Ends, Houston Sees Eviction Filings Rise

More Houston households face evictions as landlords seek to recover back rent accrued during the last two years of the pandemic.

January 20, 2022 - The Houston Chronicle

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Spiking Rents Putting More People at Risk of Eviction

Housing costs across the country are becoming more and more unaffordable for low- and moderate-income households, a trend that began even before the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 26, 2021 - The New York Times

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Cincinnati Tenants Can Still Access Rental Assistance Funds

Organizations in the city are working to distribute remaining rental assistance to tenants and landlords.

August 4, 2021 - WLWT

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High Housing Costs Could Keep Inflation Rising

After last year's precipitous drops, rents are rising again in cities around the country, which could signal sustained inflation.

August 1, 2021 - New York Times

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Small Landlords Feel the Effects of Lost Rental Income

While eviction moratoriums helped keep many tenants in their homes during the pandemic, the nation's renters have amassed a collective debt of over $52 billion, and many mom-and-pop landlords are struggling to hold on.

April 12, 2021 - Los Angeles Times

For Rent

We Need Rental Registries Now More Than Ever

Most communities lack a way of collecting real-time data on whether landlords are complying with rules. A rental registry could change that.

December 29, 2020 - Shelterforce Magazine


Fighting No-Fault Evictions With a Just Cause Ordinance

Despite a statewide eviction moratorium, thousands of people have been evicted in Chicago since March. A coalition of housing advocates is proposing a just cause ordinance that would halt no-fault evictions.

December 20, 2020 - Shelterforce Magazine

Tenants' Rights

Why the Poor Cannot Move: It's Not Just the (Official) Rent

A discussion of the book Evicted, and in particular its suggestion that rent in poor neighborhoods is not much lower than the rent in middle-class areas.

October 14, 2019 - Michael Lewyn

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Major Housing Shakeup Announced in Toronto

The Toronto Community Housing corporation will undergo a major restructuring aimed at delivering better services and minimizing bureaucracy.

September 20, 2019 - Toronto Star

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All About Single-Family Rentals

Single-family rentals are the fastest growing segment of the U.S. housing market—and they're not going away anytime soon, a new study suggests.

April 22, 2018 - Terner Center for Housing Innovation

Welcome to Detroit

How People Talk About Blight and Vacancies

The kinds of words and arguments people use to describe blight, foreclosure, and eviction reveals a lot of society's biases.

October 18, 2017 - Rustbelt Anthro

Tenants Rights

More Cities Supporting Legal Counsel as a Right for All Renters

Cities, headlined by New York, are finding new ways to support renters facing eviction.

September 1, 2017 - The Nation

AI, Machine Learning Coming to the Property Management Business

A new era of rental property management technology will have effects on both the landlord and the tenant side of the equation.

March 15, 2017 - Forbes

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