Rent Issues

Office of Planning Regulator refuses to attend Dublin City Council meeting to explain ordinances on build-to-let schemes – The Irish Times

The Office of the Planning Regulator (OPR) has for the second time refused to attend a meeting of Dublin City Council to explain its ordinances on build-to-let (BTR) schemes in the city. Advisers from all parties and independents said the regulator’s “snub” was “an affront to democracy”. The regulator has …

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New rental price statistics show 20% increase in SA, with Murray Bridge a hotspot

Prices for private rentals have soared 20% over the past two years in South Australia, according to new figures from the SA Housing Authority. Key points: Average private rental prices increased from $350 to $420 per week over two years Murray Bridge has seen one of the biggest increases Renters …

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Equity Residential: Downside protection during recessionary economic cycles (NYSE: EQR)

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesNews Residential Equity (NYSE: EQR) is a REIT and constituent of the S&P 500 that focuses on the rental of high-quality residential properties located in dynamic cities that attract affluent long-term tenants. The company has interests in more than 300 properties comprised of approximately 80,000 apartments, with an …

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My family owns a house shared between my father and his three siblings. He spent $100,000 on renovations and wants to buy out his siblings. What can he do?

There has been a property in our family for decades. It was actually divided into four equal shares between the original owners, who are now all deceased. Thus, the children of the owners have the rights to the property. They each have 25%. My grandmother and her son (my uncle) …

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NFT rentals are the next big thing in the Blockchain game. Here’s why.

NFT rentals are an interesting idea when it comes to blockchain games, says Anton Link, co-founder and CEO of UNITBOX DAO. Play-to-earn (P2E) video games are still a new phenomenon in both crypto and gaming. That said, the sphere has huge potential for growth, being a potent mix of two …

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Annexation proposal pending – The Daily Reporter

American Homes 4 Rent, a Calabasas, Calif.-based public real estate investment trust, is filing an annexation application to the City of Greenfield for 81 single-family lots at the southwest corner of the Interstate 70 and Blue Road. Image submitted GREENFIELD – A proposal to annex nearly 30 acres on the …

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Hertz Announces Appointment of Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs – Rental Operations

The “wealth of experience” Liz Bower brings to Hertz includes current positions on the board of directors of Human Rights First and the Progressive Policy Institute. Photo: Hertz Hertz announced in a statement that Liz Bowyer has joined the company as executive vice president of corporate affairs, …

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5 things to know today, June 6, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 6, and here are five things to know that are happening in Montgomery County today. 1. (ICYM) June is National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month June is National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month, a time intended to raise awareness of issues related to PTSD, reduce …

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The high and rising cost of living in Florida

Gasoline. Races. Lease. Insurance. It has become more expensive to live in Florida – much more expensive. Overall, prices for all kinds of things are up nearly 9% from a year ago. Paychecks do not follow price increases. The inflation is here, and it’s squeezing Floridians, especially the elderly – …

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Unrepentant Tenant – Boulder Weekly

The Unrepentant Tenant last described tenant activism in Boulder in the 1970s, with the Boulder County Tenant’s Organization (BCTO) based on the CU campus and securing county funding, office space and the CU student government support. Unfortunately, the strings attached to these funding sources dampened BCTO’s activism, and by the …

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how to deal with difficult tenants

An online rental agent has posted a list of some essential tips for landlords, ranging from handling disagreements to rent arrears and eviction. British owners often get a bad rap in the media, but it’s no secret that they also have to deal with their fair share of problems. Renting …

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New wrinkle in Wellington City Council’s plan to access high-stakes rent subsidy

It was supposed to be simple: Wellington City Council would place its cash-strapped accommodation in a different ownership model and new tenants would receive a much-needed housing allowance. He worked for Christchurch City Council, which set up a Community Housing Provider (CHP) to manage its accommodation in 2016, and has …

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Boise homelessness experts discuss ways to address issues

Three leaders from Boise’s homeless services sector participated in a forum Thursday, seeking solutions to the growing problem of homelessness in Idaho’s Treasure Valley. Clockwise from top left: Idaho Statesman reporter Rachel Spacek, forum moderator; Stephanie Day, Executive Director of CATCH; Reverend Bill Roscoe, president and CEO of Boise Rescue …

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Los Angeles-Orange County rent inflation sees biggest increase since 1980 – Redlands Daily Facts

“The survey says” examines various rankings and dashboards judging geographic locations while noting that these ratings are best viewed as a mixture of astute interpretation and data. Buzz: The federal government’s leading cost-of-living measure indicates renters in California and across the country are seeing increases in rent inflation not seen …

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7 tips from the pros for an economical and sustainable marriage

JThis year, the number of marriages in the United States is expected to hit a nearly 40-year high. While this surge in nuptials after years of pandemic-fueled cancellations and postponements certainly highlights the love, it also highlights the major financial and environmental cost of hosting such events. Add to that …

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Rents are rising faster than house prices in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — If you’re looking for a place to live, you probably think renting is cheaper than buying a house. But a study shows that might not be true in Nashville. Research from Clever, a real estate data company, found that renting is cheaper than buying a home …

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Down 26%, is Prologis still a buy?

Prologis (PLD 3.57%) delivered a stellar performance in 2021. The logistics-focused real estate investment trust (REIT) gained almost 70% last year, beating the REIT industry average of around 40%. However, the shares are down 26% from their peak this year. Most of this damage has occurred in the past two …

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To keep tenants in homes, Elmira is offering $10,000 grants for rental repairs

The City of Elmira will provide grants to help landlords address health and safety issues in their properties, as well as support tenants at risk of displacement. (Jillian Forstadt/WSKG) https://wskg.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Elmira-rental-rehab-superspot-WEB.mp3 BINGHAMTON, NY (WSKG) — A few dozen landlords crowded into a room at Elmira City Hall on Wednesday to learn …

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Despite tuition freeze, some students struggle to pay their bills

Herds of dogs frolicked on the Kennesaw State University campus, wagging their tails as groups of students scratched their hairy heads and threw tennis balls at them. This was part of a university initiative to help students relieve stress as they headed to finals, and students across the state are …

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Giving shelter, shelter, mother wins a special day

She won’t have flowers today. No brunch in a trendy restaurant. Celest Laurry will wake up early in the lower half of a bunk bed and see his two teenage daughters, high school honor roll students, nestled in another bunk bed in an adjoining room. The walls are plain white. …

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Michigan seeks to solve state’s affordable housing problem

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rents and housing prices are rising in Michigan as existing housing infrastructure needs updates to improve energy efficiency and eliminate outdated toxic building materials, according to a coalition of groups that last week proposed $1.6 billion in state spending. Members of the Resilient Homes Michigan coalition …

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Every Historical Figure Andrew Garfield Has Played

Oscar-nominated actor Andrew Garfield recently announced he will be taking a break after starring in several blockbuster films released in the past year. Throughout his busy career, Garfield has shown his wide acting range, especially in his portrayals of very different characters from the story. In fact, both of his …

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Solve parking problems at Vasco, say commuters | Goa News

VASCO: The Vasco traffic cell will crack down on taxi hire and bicycles parked all day in spaces marked for public parking. Mormugao City Council (MMC) councilors said they would pursue the matter at the next meeting. Paras, a commuter who regularly visits the city, had to make several turns …

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North Central Florida teacher shortage continues

Robert Béland couldn’t stand the way his statistics teacher taught. He knew he could do a better job of relating topics to students. So Beland, 74, of Keystone Heights, became a teacher. After earning a Ph.D. in Therapeutic Recreation at the University of Maryland in 1980, he taught 20 different …

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Living Rent Castlemilk claim landlord ‘owes £21,000 handed over’

RESIDENTS claim their social landlord owes them £21,000 rebate after charging them for work during the lockdown which was not carried out. Castlemilk tenants from the Home Group housing association will stage a protest in the hope that landlords will start a face-to-face negotiation. They claim they were forced to …

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Review: The Who takes Tampa fans through lots of ups and downs, back to Amalie Arena | Tampa

Photo by Sandra Dohnert The Who performs at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida on April 27, 2022. Legendary British rock and roll band The Who are still around, though they carry on with only two original members leading the pack. On the road to America for the umpteenth time since …

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Evicting a Tenant in Michigan: Tips for New Commercial Landlords

There are many opportunities in commercial real estate, but these do not come without challenges, such as dealing with problematic tenants. We advise all new owners of commercial real estate to run their property like a business (see Part 1), and part of that is being prepared to evict tenants. …

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Availability issues drive up rental market prices

With the recent revelation of the federal budget and the election just weeks away, the rising cost of living is in the spotlight as Australians continue to struggle, thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the Russian conflict. -Ukrainian. With support and promising initiatives from the federal government for everything …

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Homelessness is up 177% in Hamilton County, 153% in the region since 2021, new data shows

This story was updated at 4:38 p.m. on Friday, April 22, 2022 with more information. Homelessness in southeast Tennessee is rising for the second straight year, with particularly high jumps in Hamilton and Bradley counties, according to data released Friday by the Chattanooga Regional Homeless Coalition. The data, collected during …

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Don’t shoot the messenger | Coeur d’Alene Press

AFTER THE FALLS – At the height of the COVID pandemic, citizens received stimulus checks, rent and student loan payments were postponed, unemployment benefits were increased and government spending increased. “All of this amounted to a massive expansion in household purchasing power,” Idaho Department of Labor economist Sam Wolkenhauer said …

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Commissioner is divided on short-term rental policies in the county

After more hours of debate and public comment on Wednesday, Pitkin County commissioners could not find common ground on passing a short-term rental ordinance. The five-member council remained divided on the major question of who should be allowed to obtain a short-term rental license in the unincorporated county of Pitkin …

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South Carolina’s eviction laws create a power imbalance between tenants and landlords

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WBTW) — South Carolina’s low eviction filing fees have created an intense power imbalance between tenants and landlords, housing advocates and organizations say. “Our eviction process in South Carolina is really cheap,” said Adam Protheroe, trial attorney for the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center. “I can’t …

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Owning a pet makes it even harder to find housing in Summit County

Domino, an eight-month-old mixed breed and one of 16 dogs currently housed at Summit County Animal Shelter, stands inside his kennel Friday, April 8 in Frisco. The shelter receives animals for reasons including owners struggling to find housing in Summit County, racial discrimination and learned behavior issues.Jason Connolly/For the Daily …

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Tenants fearing shifting gentrification draw attention from Dallas City Hall – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A group of tenants and affordable housing advocates supporting them went to Dallas City Hall this week over fears of being displaced by renovations to their rental units. Some of the residents of the 515 North Marsalis property said their homes had problems with rats and cockroaches, but their fear …

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Introducing Dwellwell™, the first “check engine light” for residential properties

BETHESDA, Maryland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dwellwell, the first comprehensive data and analytics product that monitors whole-home health, has been launched to transform the maintenance of residential properties. Since its inception in 2018, Dwellwell Analytics, Inc. has raised over $12 million in seed funding from the State of Maryland and leaders in the proptech, …

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North Marin Community Services celebrates 50th anniversary – Marin Independent Journal

Workers distribute groceries at the North Marin Community Services weekly pantry in Novato on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal) When Jessica Real moved from Mexico to Marin, she was pregnant and living on one income. Then she and her husband were offered a lifeline – help with …

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The stages of a self-storage real estate transaction

When you participate in a self-storage real estate transaction, whether as a buyer or a seller, you have a role to play and a process to follow. Although the duration of the negotiation and other details may vary, there are certain main steps that should always be followed. Let’s take …

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Varya lacks patience with terrible tenants

Varya Malina is annoyed by her tenants who don’t want to pay their rent and deposit. The 90 Day Fiancé star speaks to her fans online. Varya Malina from 90 day fiance recently posted a rant about his disrespectful tenants on Instagram. Fans may know that the former reality TV …

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South Florida 100: Brown Jackson hearings, skyrocketing rent, governor signing bills – South Florida Sun Sentinel

Chip LaMarca, Member, Florida House of Representatives Last week: The 2022 legislative session is officially over! This year, 3,735 bills were introduced, 4,324 votes were taken and 285 bills were passed by both houses. We passed a historic budget of $112.1 billion, including $8.9 billion in reserves. This year’s budget …

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As April 1 evictions loom, only 44% of Mission rent relief claims have been paid

A new report reveals that half of the thousands of rent relief requests submitted by San Francisco and Mission residents have yet to even be reviewed. The lag is particularly concerning because the state’s eviction protections expire next week — April 1 — meaning tenants with remaining Covid-19 rent debt …

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Clark County examines impact of short-term rentals amid Las Vegas housing shortage and crisis

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) -Clark County officials are weighing in on concerns that a flood of short-term rentals could potentially impact the housing shortage in the Las Vegas Valley. FOX5 reported on the ongoing challenges for many home buyers and renters. Those ready to buy or rent are struggling with …

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Citizen Feedback Prompts Nevis Council to Rethink Rental Ordinance – Park Rapids Enterprise

Nevis City Council received citizen feedback on March 14 on the Tenancy Ordinance which it approved in July 2021. The discussion began with council members reviewing their Feb. 14 discussion on postponing rental inspections to accommodate a landlord who planned to be out of town. At that time, the city’s …

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Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ:RCII) Releases Fiscal 2022 Revenue Forecast

Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ:RCII – Get Rating) updated its earnings guidance for fiscal 2022 on Wednesday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4,500 to $5,000 for the period, versus Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7,040. The company released a revenue forecast of $4.45 billion to $4.60 billion, …

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Cities impose regulations on short-term rentals

GREENSBORO, NC — Whether for business or leisure, Airbnb has captured the attention and funds of travelers since the company was founded in 2007. What do you want to know Justin Miller owns a dozen rental properties that are for rent on Airbnb, and 10 of those properties are in …

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Section 227 – The High Court cannot pursue factual issues as an appellate body: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, in a judgment delivered on February 23, ruled that the High Court, while exercising the powers of a supervisory court under Section 227 of the Constitution of India, cannot act in as an appellate body to reassess the evidence. The High Court, under Section 227, can only …

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My wife and I have $750,000 in savings and earn over $144,000 a year. Can we afford to spend $5,000 a month on housing?

Financial advisors recommend spending no more than 30% of take-home pay on housing. I have always followed this rule and now have $750,000 in cash savings. But now I have to take a big step. Are there ever exceptions to this that make sense? My wife and I have just …

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Most Oregonians see homelessness as a major issue

PORTLAND, Ore. (PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP) – When Oregon’s legislative leaders unveiled a plan to tackle homelessness last month, they emphasized that it was not just a Portland problem, nor even an “urban” problem. “Those who are homeless and homeless are as diverse as our community itself,” said Rep. Jason Kropf, …

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Utah among states hardest hit by inflation

SALT LAKE CITY — A new congressional study report released this week found that Utah and the Mountain West are hardest hit by recent inflation. Inflation rates jumped 7% in the past year, the biggest increase since 1982. The Congressional Joint Economic Committee study shows that, on average, Utah families …

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Outrage over rising rents in Ancoats apartment building as tenants face anti-inflation increases

Tenants living in an apartment building in Ancoats have been reduced to tears by proposed rent increases to fight inflation. One said increases “over 13%” had been emailed to “several” Flint Glass Wharf residents, saying the highest they had seen was over 15%. An adviser who met with tenants about …

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With help from Zillow, this nonprofit wants to be a game changer for high-risk tenants

Shkëlqim Kelmendi, Executive Director at Housing Connector. (Photo of housing connector) It’s no secret that there is a housing crisis in the Seattle area. Bidding wars abound. Rents have increased by almost 30% compared to last year. And only New York and Los Angeles have higher homelessness rates. Seattle’s nonprofit …

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Conservatives Push ‘Culture War’ Issues

ORLANDO — As Republicans rallied in “the Free State of Florida” after Joe Biden’s first year as president, speakers at the Conservative Action Policy Conference hammered home the message of an all-out struggle for culture American, saying conservatives need to “take our country back” from the “radical left,” who want …

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Carter takes on crime and rent control

In his first State of the City address since his re-election in November, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter offered a smart list of recommended uses for federal pandemic relief funds. Carter wisely wants to focus on hiring more police, distributing gun safes, recovering from the pandemic, and working out a …

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Rents falling in Lincoln? Skeptical housing advocate

LINCOLN, Neb. (Nebraska Examiner) — As the average rent in most states was up this time of year compared to last year, rent in a slice of major cities — including Lincoln — is believed to have fallen. That’s according to Rent.com’s latest national analysis. In its February rent report, …

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Connecticut’s lagging residential construction is hurting affordable housing supply, experts say

Shaurice Bacon feels stuck in her home, an apartment with not enough space for her family. She lived in public housing in Bridgeport for two decades. She researched other low-cost apartments, applied to housing choice voucher programs, and explored rent-to-own options. She expanded her search to include Hartford, New Haven, …

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City Council Discusses Rental Permit Program and Agrees to Form Committee | News

At the previous Titusville City Council meeting, Councilman Jason Drake requested that the Titusville Rental Licensing Program be added to the agenda. At Tuesday night’s meeting, the call to discuss the program was well-directed, as landlords and tenants who support and oppose the program were on hand to share their …

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Desperate renters, high prices and low inventory, a recipe for rental scams – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

It’s the epitome of adding insult to injury: potential tenants were not only tricked out of a place to stay, but were ripped off with the money they saved up to even make the move. Just ask Elizabeth, Olivia and a third woman who asked not to show her face. …

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Viewing Florida’s housing crisis as a social issue • St Pete Catalyst

Welcome to the Catalyst Community Voices platform. We’ve organized community leaders and thinkers from all parts of our great city to talk about issues that affect us all. Visit our Community Voices page for more details. As a community organizer, I have had the opportunity to hear many stories from …

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Senate, rent control and amending the constitution

the The cardinal duty of the legislator is to make laws that will contribute to the good governance of a country, among others. As one of the three branches of government, the legislature decides on legislation, for the most part, in addition to other functions. Such laws could arise from …

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British Columbia’s Landlord-Tenant Dispute Resolution System Deemed Inadequate

Sale of a Fairfield property blocked by a tenant who took advantage of the system for all the rent-free time he was able to obtain, according to the owner A Victoria landlord says it’s time to review the dispute resolution process for landlords and tenants after battling for weeks to …

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Idaho House passes bill banning Boise rental fee regulation

Idaho House on Monday passed a bill banning caps on rental fees. Darin Oswald [email protected] The Idaho House on Monday overwhelmingly passed a bill that would prevent local governments from restricting rental fees. The bill, sponsored by Representative Joe Palmer, a Republican from Meridian, would prevent local governments from creating …

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10 Best Video Games That Deal With Social Issues

While the majority of people still view video games as a form of childish entertainment, some developers are slowly changing that mindset by creating thought-provoking games. Like other forms of media such as movies or TV shows, games can address important societal issues and influence a player’s worldview. RELATED: 10 …

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Council considers new protections for tenants

Friday, February 4, 2022 by Jonathan Lee City council on Thursday passed two resolutions aimed at protecting tenants from eviction and giving them more rights to organize. “With the escalating housing costs we are seeing and the daily emergencies we know so many families face, it is clear to me …

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Vacation Rental Pre-emption Bill Authorizes Another Senate Committee

The Senate’s latest attempt to create a statewide vacation home licensing system and anticipate local controls authorized its second committee on Wednesday. republican senator Danny Burgess Invoice (SB 512) cringed before the Senate Community Affairs Committee, in part over the belief expressed by committee members that he would improve the …

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Why is the rent so high? It has increased by more than 35% in these cities

Over the past year, rents in some US cities have soared 35%, according to a recent Redfin report, fueled in part by rising house prices that have forced potential buyers into the rental market, increasing demand and leading to higher rates. While Utah often leads the United States in terms …

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‘Forgotten Island’: Apartment complex resident frustrated with payment system, lack of management – Reuters

SALISBURY — When Anna Jenkins moved into Villas at Hope Crest in 2016, she was filled with gratitude and optimism. The veteran and his beloved service dog were homeless before a community agency task force helped him find a unit at the compound at 1314 Lincolnton Road. The Villas at …

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Placer County officials cap short-term rentals

Short-term rental permits in Placer County will be capped at 3,900.Elizabeth White Placer County supervisors will cap the number of short-term rental permits and require a business license application for any new permits. The total number of residential short-term rental unit permits issued will be capped at 3,900. The changes …

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Santa Ana Park Welcome Program to provide rent-free housing in Thornton Park

SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) — Four dozen candidates are being considered to be the person or family to live rent-free in a 5th-wheel RV at a Santa Ana park. The city’s parks hospitality program will begin with a trial at Thornton Park. Lisa Rudloff, executive director of parks and recreation …

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Idaho leaders ignore ‘kitchen table’ issues | Opinion

This editorial was published by the Idaho Press of Nampa Now that the 2022 legislative session is heating up in Boise, we’ve noticed a deep disconnect between the kinds of issues that concern the majority of regular Idahoers and the topics that the Governor and Legislature have been proposing so …

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“Luxury” apartment in Denver requiring a non-disparagement agreement

DENVER — Renters have flocked to the Grand Apartments in downtown Denver amid several major issues and repairs that have made their stay anything but grand. The property bills itself as upscale and luxurious, but instances of flooding and black mold in multiple units, health code violations, and tenant complaints …

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Government revises NOC guidelines on sale, rental of international roaming SIM cards, global calling cards from foreign carriers – makes all such services mandatory

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Increase in rent rates up to $400; residents ask for help

JACKSONVILLE, Florida. – Dozens of families are contacting the News4JAX I-TEAM following an investigation into rising rents in Jacksonville. Local tenants are complaining that they are being squeezed financially as their apartment complexes raise their rent. At the same time, they find it difficult to move around because the prices …

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Affordable Housing in Cornwall: Lowest Social Rent in Five Years

New figures show that the number of social rental housing units under construction in Cornwall has fallen to its lowest level in five years. Cornwall Council announced this week that it has delivered the second highest number of affordable housing units in the country in 2020/21 with 814 completed. However, …

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Construction on the rise again: UCD publishes a 2022 “State of University City” report

The University City District released its “State University City,” the annual report that details increases in house prices, population shifts, and the successes of research, retail and office space in the area. roughly bounded by the Schuylkill River on the east, 50th Street on the west, Market Street / Powelton …

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El Paso sees rents increase by more than double a typical year

EL PASO, Texas – Rent prices are up in El Paso, but they’re not just rising in Borderland. According to Scott Lynch, executive director of the El Paso Apartment Association, he estimates that there has been an 11% increase in rents in the United States. In a typical year with …

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What’s Happening in Boston Politics in 2022

They say politics in Boston is a contact sport – and now the 2022 regular season is about to begin. New mayor Michelle Wu is a seasoned player, but she’ll have to prove she can handle the blows that inevitably come their way as the Hub’s CEO. Here are a …

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Tanzania: land rent defaulters will be penalized

The MINISTRY of Land, Housing and Human Settlements Development has collected more than $ 60 billion in land rents, calling on landowners who have not yet paid the rent to write off their debts by today in order to to avoid paying extra charge as a penalty. According to Land …

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Montgomery County to Announce Millions of Additional Rent Relief Funding Soon

The end of 2021 also means the end of the current application period for Montgomery County’s latest round of COVID-19 rental assistance. But county officials said on Tuesday that another round of relief – with tens of millions of additional dollars – would be offered in early 2022. According to …

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Master List of All Dallas Restaurants and Bars Closed in 2021

After being devastated by the pandemic, the restaurant industry remains in a state of turmoil, a contradictory mix of optimistic openings and persistent closings. Most of the closures on this list are still linked to the pandemic. It’s a tragedy that some of these Dallas restaurants managed to hold on …

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Rental Stores Prepare for High Season | Business

They are there. About 5,000 skiers are expected on Christmas weekend in the mountains, according to Patrick Latcham, vice president of sales and marketing at Telski. “This number will continue until 31st. Then we will have a huge exodus on January 1 and 2, ”said Latcham. While some of these …

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The government publishes new guidelines on the right to rent for …

The Home Office has issued a new version of its guidelines for officers on how to conduct tenancy checks. The previous update was dated July 6, but the new one – dated December 17 – takes into account recent government announcements on the EU settlement program applicable to EUSS applicants …

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Homeowners and renters say modern voucher program is helping meet affordable housing needs

When it comes to finding affordable housing on the market, Bridget and Carlo Erna don’t have time for tired old myths. That’s why their plans for a 6-unit building they are renovating on Scott Street include putting it up for rent as soon as possible through the Housing Choice Voucher …

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Mom, 6 children forced out of ‘unfit’ Harrisburg rental home days before Christmas

Ebony Rogers had to tell her six children that Christmas had been canceled this year. She didn’t know how else to explain why they would receive few gifts and celebrate the holidays in their home after being forced out of 1917 Regina Street last week. Rogers and his six children …

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Long-standing dispute between town of Boise and Boise Art Museum spills into public view over museum lease

The town of Boise and the Boise Art Museum are in bad shape. On Tuesday, a long-standing dispute over a possible rental agreement between BAM and the city came to light when members of Boise city council ordered city staff to halt all financial support to the museum until the …

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AG Bonta State Talks Housing Crisis With Residents Of Modesto

California Attorney General Rob Bonta addresses community members at the King-Kennedy Memorial Center in southwest Modesto on December 13, 2021. Kristina karisch [email protected] In a community talk Monday night about the statewide housing crisis, a Modesto resident said she knew people who, unable to afford anything more, rent and live …

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Council member Pinto presents priorities for 2022

At City Center DC’s annual Christmas tree lighting celebration on Saturday, November 27, Ward 2 council member Brooke Pinto warmly spoke to a TV reporter about the deep meanings of Christmas this year. . “You can just feel the energy,” Pinto told ABC7 News, with the decorated and sparkling 75-foot …

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New York eviction moratoriums have done more harm than good | Opinion

As the 2022 legislative session approaches, one of the first issues that will spark debate will be the expiration on January 15 of our state’s most recent eviction moratorium. In September, the governor and Democratic majorities in the legislature insisted on extending the moratorium for the third time. The move …

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City Councilman’s Professional Work with STRs Still Not in Conflict, City Lawyer Says

Aspen city council candidate Skippy MesirowAnna Stonehouse / The Aspen Times File Photo Aspen city councilor Skippy Mesirow was able to vote on regulating the vacation rental industry in which he works because he, his relatives and his employer would not directly benefit from the legislation, city prosecutor says . …

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Public hearings predicted short-term rental problems in Clarke County | Winchester Star

BERRYVILLE – Landlords in rural Clarke County who rent rooms to tenants may soon have to follow certain rules. At 6:30 p.m. on December 21, the Clarke County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on a proposed short-term residential rental use for the AOC and FOC zoning districts. …

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Rental fees highlighted as Rochester council approves $ 509.4 million city budget

“We’re talking about a plethora of other fees to be concerned about,” said the owner of Matik Management and president of the Rochester Multi-Housing Association. The city’s $ 509.4 million budget includes fee increases for missing inspection appointments and for re-inspection of properties that fail first check, but Hill said …

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Island of Hawaii wants to cut 3,000 short-term rentals

As Hawaii’s high housing costs and rising property taxes continue to cost struggling residents looking to find and keep their homes, Maui is examining how to create long-term housing opportunities to ensure that local residents remain local. However, some solutions remain complicated. As visitor numbers peaked last year, so did …

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UCSB housing remains in crisis

Long before this year’s public fury against the UCSB-proposed mega-dormitory and Goleta’s lawsuit for the school’s apparent non-compliance with its 2010 Long-Term Development Plan (LRDP), the supervisor of the 3rd District Joan Hartmann and District Representative Gina Fischer sensed a problem. In order to meet its LRDP obligations, the UCSB …

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Tecolotes denies allegations and “wants to stay” in Laredo

The future for Tecolotes Dos Laredos in Laredo looks tired as the franchise is heavily considering leaving Gateway City due to issues with STX Venue Management owner Danny Lopez, who is under contract with the city to manage the Uni-Trade stadium. In response to the allegations against the franchise, the …

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Security deposit requirement prevents tenants from challenging poor living conditions, lawyers say

Latora Thompson has bad memories of the north Minneapolis home she rented from owner Steven Meldahl, who was fined $ 133,500 last week by a Hennepin County judge. She spent a winter at the house on the 300 block of 23rd Avenue. N without oven in operation. The mice entered …

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Does the end of what housing advocates call legal discrimination in Charlotte come in January? | DFA 90.7

After two years of work by Charlotte’s affordable housing advocates, a campaign to end discrimination against renters based on the source of their income is expected to peak within the next two months. In 2019, a group of affordable housing organizations came together to prevent landlords from denying housing to …

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CommonWealth Magazine

FOR MICHELLE WU, when it comes to making room amid his daring plans for the often more prosaic day-to-day life of city government, it’s time to make the donuts. When it is his first episode on GBH radio’s “Ask the Mayor”, Wu decided to bring them. So, with an offer …

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The Coalition’s rental market “fixes” the problem

The latest rent report from Daft.ie once again confirms the crisis in our private rental market. The rents are too high. The supply is too low. And government rent regulations are not working. Much of the public debate has focused on short-term issues. Brexit and Covid have disrupted supply chains, …

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Journalist’s Notepad: An Update on Serrano Apartments

The following appeared earlier this week in the ARLnow Press Club’s Early Morning Notes newsletter. Join the Press Club and help support more local stories in Arlington. This week, County Council received another update from tenant advocates and landlord AHC, Inc. on the work being done to improve the physical …

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Tenants fear eviction, report says

Many tenants in New Brunswick fear eviction, according to a report released Thursday by ACORN NB, an organization that tackles the social problems of low- and modest-income people. ACORN interviewed 169 tenants for the report, “NB Tenants at Risk: Lack of Eviction Protection and Housing Insecurity. He posted the survey …

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Ellen Shachter at work in the Somerville Housing Stability Office

By Joseph Pauletto Since the beginning of September, Ellen Shachter’s schedule has been packed. Between managing her team at the Somerville Office of Housing Stability (OHS) and working on policies and programs to help tenants and landlords, every day brings new challenges. The catalyst for the recent increase in OHS …

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Montgomery Central Indians and Clarksville Wildcats end season in second round of playoffs

Through Ethan Schmidt Clarksville now November 15, 2021 10:30 a.m. CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – The last two local high school football teams saw their seasons end on the road over the weekend. The Clarksville Wildcats lost their second round game to Beech on Friday, and the Indians lost to …

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Twin Cities activists want more affordable housing

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) – A group of social activists in Bloomington are calling for more to be done on homelessness. This comes as evictions again take place on tenants who do not pay their rent. Tenant evictions in Illinois have doubled in the past month after the moratorium ended last …

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Dozens of houses to be built could arrive in the valley

PHOENIX – With housing prices rising, housing stocks remaining low and more people moving to the valley, housing officials say Arizona needs more than 200,000 apartments. ABC15 learns that the Arizona Department of Housing estimates the state will need 250,000 additional homes and apartments to meet current demand. Lack of …

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Reopening of Illinois rent payment program delayed by one month

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IDHA) announced that the reopening of its rent payment program has been postponed for a month. Initially scheduled for Monday, November 8, the Housing Authority will now begin accepting new requests from Monday, December 6 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, January 9, at IllinoisHousingHelp.org. The …

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Who is Michelle Wu? Boston elects new mayor in historic race

By CBSBoston.com Staff Click here for updates on this story BOSTON (WBZ) – Michelle Wu will be Boston’s next mayor after defeating City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George in a historic race that ended Tuesday night. Wu will be the first woman and the first person of color to be elected …

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Housing Minister to Present Rent Capping Law to Cabinet

A bill that would cap rent increases at a maximum of 2% will be presented to Cabinet this week, the housing minister said. arragh O’Brien said the bill will be presented to a Cabinet meeting on Thursday. It will cap rent increases at 2% or the level of inflation measured …

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Desperate for housing options, communities turn to voting initiatives

LEADVILLE, Colorado – A small business owner in a city fueled by vacationers is an unconventional proponent of increasing taxes on tourists. But Marcee Lundeen sees few other choices. Preparing for ski season at her restaurant along Main Street in this legendary mining town perched 10,000 feet between clusters of …

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Myrtle Beach City Council Candidates Speak Out on Problems Facing Town | New

Five candidates are running for three vacant positions on Myrtle Beach City Council, meaning a majority will sit in the next four years. Incumbents Jackie Hatley, Mike Lowder and Gregg Smith are running for re-election, and newcomers Alex Fogel and John Newman have thrown their hats off. Myhorrynews.com gathered their …

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