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Biden announces notable nominations for HUD, USDA departments

By on December 17th, 2020

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News, Editorials

President-elect Biden has made a historic selection to lead the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), while sticking with a familiar face to head the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).  Biden will nominate Representative Marcia Fudge (D-OH) to lead HUD, which will make her the second Black woman to serve as Secretary of … Continue reading Biden announces notable nominations for HUD, USDA departments


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Millions of renters will lose unemployment benefits as eviction crisis looms

By on December 14th, 2020

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Millions of workers will lose CARES Act unemployment benefits on December 26, unless Congress passes another pandemic stimulus package. Without help, these workers risk joining the millions of low-income renters who have have built up months worth of back rent. As the national eviction moratorium is set to expire at the end of the year, … Continue reading Millions of renters will lose unemployment benefits as eviction crisis looms


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Housing Wait List Recap: December 14, 2020

By on December 14th, 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 December 14, 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: December 14, 2020


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Housing Wait List Recap: December 7, 2020

By on December 7th, 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 December 7, 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: December 7, 2020


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Small landlords facing big challenges during the pandemic

By on December 4th, 2020

Tagged As: Editorials

The coronavirus pandemic has certainly hurt low-income renters, who struggle even in the best of times. Lost wages and jobs, the fear of eviction, and the ongoing threat of COVID-19 exposure have made life even harder for renters. But with many tenants not able to pay the rent, landlords are suffering too, and small landlords … Continue reading Small landlords facing big challenges during the pandemic


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Housing Wait List Recap: November 30, 2020

By on November 30th, 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 November 30, 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: November 30, 2020


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Biden housing plan envisions a safe, affordable home for everyone

By on November 23rd, 2020

Tagged As: Editorials

Now that the election is over, what can low-income renters look forward to from the Biden administration?  President-elect Biden’s housing plan would provide more rental assistance to help people pay for costly housing, and would also build new affordable housing around the country. It would reward local governments that took steps to end residential segregation, … Continue reading Biden housing plan envisions a safe, affordable home for everyone


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Housing Wait List Recap: November 23, 2020

By on November 23rd, 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 November 23, 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: November 23, 2020


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Call your senators on Thursday to demand pandemic housing assistance

By on November 17th, 2020

Tagged As: Editorials

Editor’s Note: Contact information for your senators and representatives is easy to find here. Join housing supporters across the country for “National Call-In Day” on Thursday, November 19th to demand that your representative and senators pass a coronavirus relief bill with critical housing assistance and protections. Sponsored by the National Low-Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), the … Continue reading Call your senators on Thursday to demand pandemic housing assistance


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Housing Wait List Recap: November 16, 2020

By on November 16th, 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 November 16, 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: November 16, 2020