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Housing Wait List Recap: July 26, 2021

By on July 26th, 2021

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 July 26, 2021. New Waiting List Announcements Tioga and Bradford County, PA Section 8 HCV Waiting List The Tioga Bradford Housing and Redevelopment Authority (TBHRA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: July 26, 2021


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Eviction diversion programs keep tenants out of court and in their homes

By on July 22nd, 2021

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News, Editorials

Some state and local governments are taking steps to keep low-income renters out of eviction courts as the national eviction moratorium nears its end. These state and local eviction diversion programs offer renters and landlords a less costly alternative to eviction court. Eviction diversion programs also help most renters who are behind on their rent … Continue reading Eviction diversion programs keep tenants out of court and in their homes


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Rising building costs could slow down new affordable housing development

By on July 21st, 2021

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News

The rising cost of lumber and other materials has slowed down housing production just as the nation is starting to reopen from the pandemic. This not only means fewer single-family homes and higher prices for homebuyers. It also means that fewer affordable rental properties will be built just as low-income renters need them the most. … Continue reading Rising building costs could slow down new affordable housing development


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Housing Wait List Recap: July 19, 2021

By on July 19th, 2021

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 July 19, 2021. New Waiting List Announcements Glendale, AZ Section 8 HCV and Public Housing Waiting List The Glendale Housing Authority (GHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing waiting list … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: July 19, 2021


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Reminder: The CDC eviction moratorium ends in two weeks

By on July 16th, 2021

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News

Millions of low-income renters have been protected from eviction during the pandemic because of a national eviction moratorium. Although the order from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been extended several times, the eviction moratorium will expire on July 31 of this year. Some states and local jurisdictions may still have a … Continue reading Reminder: The CDC eviction moratorium ends in two weeks


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Persistent poverty counties and the digital divide

By on July 13th, 2021

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News, Editorials

There are hundreds of counties in the United States where poverty has been entrenched for decades. These are places where on average more than a quarter of the population lives in poverty. Although we tend to think of inner city urban areas when we think of extreme poverty, persistent poverty counties are overwhelmingly rural. What … Continue reading Persistent poverty counties and the digital divide


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Housing Wait List Recap: July 12, 2021

By on July 12th, 2021

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 July 12, 2021. New Waiting List Announcements Westchester County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List The CVR New York (CVRNY) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications will be accepted from … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: July 12, 2021


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Housing Wait List Recap: July 5, 2021

By on July 5th, 2021

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 July 5, 2021. New Waiting List Announcements Citrus County, FL Section 8 HCV Waiting List The Citrus County Housing Services Division (HSD) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications will be … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: July 5, 2021


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Q: If I’m homeless, can I still get a government stimulus check?

By on July 2nd, 2021

Tagged As: Ask A Housing Expert

Every day, the Affordable Housing Online team gets questions about housing, and other matters. Our Ask A Housing Expert series highlights topics that are important to low-income renters. Today’s answer is from Housing Policy Specialist Robin Lovelace. Robin has 23 years of experience as a housing authority administrator in Indiana. Our team got a question from Eve … Continue reading Q: If I’m homeless, can I still get a government stimulus check?


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Supreme Court lets eviction moratorium stand

By on June 30th, 2021

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday let stand a national moratorium on evictions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently extended the eviction moratorium through July 31, 2021. The Supreme Court’s decision means that low-income renters will be protected from eviction until the CDC’s order expires. The CDC eviction moratorium had been overturned by … Continue reading Supreme Court lets eviction moratorium stand