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Why housing is infrastructure

By on June 30th, 2021

Tagged As: Editorials

President Biden announced last week that senators have reached an agreement on an infrastructure bill, which would invest $1.2 trillion to improve America’s aging infrastructure.  Republicans have pushed to fund only what they see as “traditional” infrastructure improvements. This includes things like roads, bridges, railways, airports, and ferry terminals. It also includes improving and extending … Continue reading Why housing is infrastructure


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Housing Wait List Recap: June 28, 2021

By on June 28th, 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 June 28, 2021. If you are struggling to pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic, information on local COVID-19 Rental Assistance programs can be found here. New Waiting List Announcements Hialeah, FL Section … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: June 28, 2021


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Biden administration to extend CDC eviction moratorium through end of July

By on June 23rd, 2021

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News

The national eviction moratorium that has protected millions of low-income renters during the pandemic has been extended through July 31 by the Biden administration, after it was set to expire at the end of this month. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) order has been extended several times. Without the eviction moratorium, millions … Continue reading Biden administration to extend CDC eviction moratorium through end of July


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Housing Wait List Recap: June 21, 2021

By on June 21st, 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 June 21, 2021. If you are struggling to pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic, information on local COVID-19 Rental Assistance programs can be found here. New Waiting List Announcements Madison County, TN … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: June 21, 2021


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Q: How can I make suggestions to improve my community?

By on June 18th, 2021

Tagged As: Ask A Housing Expert

Every day, the Affordable Housing Online team gets questions about important affordable housing issues. Our Ask A Housing Expert blog highlights a question that can help a great number of low-income renters. Today’s blog is from Housing Policy Specialist Robin Lovelace. Robin has 23 years of experience as a housing authority administrator in Indiana. Since … Continue reading Q: How can I make suggestions to improve my community?


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Arkansas renter group helps people keep their homes during the pandemic

By on June 17th, 2021

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News, Editorials

An eviction intervention program in Arkansas is helping keep low-income renters from losing their homes. Led by Arkansas Renters United, the effort involves gathering eviction information online and using grassroots outreach to connect with renters in danger of eviction. Arkansas Renters United (ARU) is a project of Arkansas Community Organizations. ARU works to mobilize individuals … Continue reading Arkansas renter group helps people keep their homes during the pandemic


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Housing Wait List Recap: June 14, 2021

By on June 14th, 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 June 14, 2021. If you are struggling to pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic, information on local COVID-19 Rental Assistance programs can be found here. New Waiting List Announcements Washoe County, NV … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: June 14, 2021


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Some HUD residents still face eviction challenges during pandemic

By on June 10th, 2021

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News, Editorials

While serving the most vulnerable people in our communities, some HUD Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) around the country have used the eviction process to push renters into paying back bills. Renters in federally assisted housing have been protected from eviction through most of the pandemic. The CDC eviction moratorium is in effect for low-and moderate … Continue reading Some HUD residents still face eviction challenges during pandemic


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Housing Wait List Recap: June 7, 2021

By on June 7th, 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 June 7, 2021. If you are struggling to pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic, information on local COVID-19 Rental Assistance programs can be found here. New Waiting List Announcements Russell and Tazewell … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: June 7, 2021