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Trump fans race and class tensions as HUD guts key fair housing rule

By on August 5th, 2020

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The Trump administration abruptly terminated a key fair housing regulation last week that required states and cities to reduce historic patterns of housing segregation. This rule change will allow local governments to continue policies that restrict housing choice for low-income and minority renters. The rule being targeted promotes Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH). This requires … Continue reading Trump fans race and class tensions as HUD guts key fair housing rule


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Housing Wait List Recap: August 3, 2020

By on August 3rd, 2020

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This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that are open and have been recently announced for the week of August 3, 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. … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: August 3, 2020


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Report shows that affordable housing is “Out of Reach” everywhere in the country

By on July 28th, 2020

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A new report shows that even before the coronavirus pandemic there is no place in the country where a full-time minimum wage worker can afford a modest apartment. With millions already paying more than half of what they earn for rent, the Out of Reach 2020 annual report by the National Low-Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) … Continue reading Report shows that affordable housing is “Out of Reach” everywhere in the country


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Housing Wait List Recap: July 27, 2020

By on July 27th, 2020

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This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that are open and have been recently announced for the week of July 27, 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. … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: July 27, 2020


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Trump Admin again proposes rule that will hurt homeless transgender persons

By on July 23rd, 2020

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HUD announced this month that it will propose a rule change that allows local shelter providers to discriminate against homeless transgender persons. If the rule is implemented, transgender persons who are homeless could be turned away from shelters because of their gender identity.  The Trump administration originally announced this rule change last year, but did … Continue reading Trump Admin again proposes rule that will hurt homeless transgender persons


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Housing Wait List Recap: July 20, 2020

By on July 20th, 2020

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This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that are open and have been recently announced for the week of July 20, 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. … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: July 20, 2020


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House passes pandemic housing bills; pressure on Senate Republicans to support more housing assistance

By on July 14th, 2020

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Editor’s Note: Contact your senators about the importance of passing these housing bills! Follow the three-step instructions below! A housing bill passed in June by the House of Representatives is one of several moves to pressure Senate Republicans into supporting major housing provisions in the next coronavirus stimulus package. Called the Emergency Housing Protections and … Continue reading House passes pandemic housing bills; pressure on Senate Republicans to support more housing assistance


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Housing Wait List Recap: July 13, 2020

By on July 13th, 2020

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This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that are open and have been recently announced for the week of July 13, 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. … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: July 13, 2020


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Housing Wait List Recap: July 6, 2020

By on July 6th, 2020

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This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that are open and have been recently announced for the week of July 6, 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. … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: July 6, 2020


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Experts fear for eviction crisis during coronavirus pandemic

By on July 2nd, 2020

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July rent is due for millions of American renters, but many are still unable to pay as the coronavirus pandemic rages on. As states lift eviction moratoria, many fear a wave of evictions is soon to come. The Eviction Lab at Princeton University has been leading the effort to document the growing crisis of eviction … Continue reading Experts fear for eviction crisis during coronavirus pandemic