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Trump administration favors landlords in guidance on eviction moratorium

By on October 22nd, 2020

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The Trump administration has undercut COVID-19 eviction protections provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), by releasing guidance that heavily favors landlords. This change will give landlords new tools to push renters out and accelerate eviction proceedings for many renters in the midst of the pandemic. For those not familiar with the … Continue reading Trump administration favors landlords in guidance on eviction moratorium


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Housing Wait List Recap: October 19, 2020

By on October 19th, 2020

Tagged As: Waiting List Openings

This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that have been recently announced for the week of October 19, 2020. COVID-19 Notice Due to concerns of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice, or submission instructions may be adjusted. The Affordable Housing … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: October 19, 2020


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Housing Wait List Recap: October 12, 2020

By on October 12th, 2020

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This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that have been recently announced for the week of October 12, 2020. COVID-19 Notice Due to concerns of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice, or submission instructions may be adjusted. The Affordable Housing … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: October 12, 2020


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Evictions surged when protections lifted, low-income renters lack legal counsel

By on October 8th, 2020

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Eviction filings surged in August and September, during the short time there was no federal eviction moratorium in place. And corporate eviction filings even continued after the current eviction moratorium was ordered by the CDC. This gives us a preview of the eviction crisis that low-income renters may face in January. Because few low-income renters … Continue reading Evictions surged when protections lifted, low-income renters lack legal counsel


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Register to vote before your state’s deadline

By on October 5th, 2020

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With Election Day less than one month away, the deadline to register to vote in many states is quickly approaching, or is already here. It is important for low-income renters to vote to support candidates with plans to progress our affordable housing programs. Today is the last day you can register by any method to … Continue reading Register to vote before your state’s deadline


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House keeps housing assistance a priority for coronavirus relief

By on October 2nd, 2020

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House Democrats introduced a compromise $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill this week. With Congress set to break for recess before the national election, bill sponsors hope it will provide a starting point for negotiations on a new aid package. Affordable housing remains a priority in the bill, with substantial funding for emergency rental assistance and … Continue reading House keeps housing assistance a priority for coronavirus relief


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Millions still need to claim their coronavirus stimulus checks

By on September 28th, 2020

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There are millions of people who have not yet received their CARES Act stimulus check, and time is running out to claim this assistance before the October 15 deadline. The CARES Act was passed last March to help people hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. It included stimulus checks of $1,200 for every adult, plus $500 … Continue reading Millions still need to claim their coronavirus stimulus checks


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Housing Wait List Recap: September 28, 2020

By on September 28th, 2020

Tagged As: Waiting List Openings

This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that have been recently announced for the week of September 28, 2020. COVID-19 Notice Due to concerns of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice, or submission instructions may be adjusted. The Affordable Housing … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: September 28, 2020


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The pandemic is making it harder for survivors of domestic violence

By on September 24th, 2020

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In the best of times, survivors of domestic violence face a lot of challenges finding safe shelter. The coronavirus pandemic has made things much worse. Stay at home orders keep survivors closed up with their abusers. Shelters have to reduce capacity or close because of social distancing rules. However, crisis hotlines and shelter operators are … Continue reading The pandemic is making it harder for survivors of domestic violence