New Fair Housing Rule Should Address Evictions
HUD's new fair housing rule crucially overlooks the role of evictions in perpetuating residential segregation.
Los Angeles Ordinance Will Ban Tenant Harassment
The law targets "knowing and willful" actions on the part of landlords meant to drive tenants out of rent-controlled apartments.
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.
California Lawmakers Seek New Ways to Relieve High Rents
Legislators are trying to chip away at the law that restricts tenant protections around the state.
More States Look to Expand Tenant Protections
Cities and states around the country are reconsidering decades-old bans on rent control.
How to Empower Renters
Renters who care about neighborhood issues have avenues for creating change, but they need to be savy about getting their message across.
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