Rent Issues

Students organize housing justice rally in front of Geisel library

United Automobile Workers (UAW) 2865, Student Researchers Union, UC San Diego Resident Coalition and The Faculty Association held a Housing Justice Rally on Friday, October 1, with the aim of building momentum and d ” increase the visibility of the movement to fight the UCSD housing crisis. About 60 students …

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TikTok shows women evicting roommate after she fails to pay rent

In a now-viral TikTok, two women pack up an unnamed woman’s belongings in their shared apartment, claiming they kick her out because she “hasn’t paid rent for 3 months.” In the video posted by @ ludwid6, we see two women changing locks, putting things in trash bags and booking movers. …

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Is Now a Good Time to Sell Your Home? A seller’s guide

The scorching housing market is creating stress for homeowners as to whether now is the time to sell a home. Home prices hit a new high this summer. The housing stock remains low, as potential buyers engage in bidding wars. Those looking to capitalize on the binge should be careful …

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Chicago Hispanic Newspaper, Lawndale News, Hispanic Bilingual Newspapers, Bilingual Su Noticiero »Preckwinkle Announces Additional Round of Emergency Rental and Utility Aid

President Preckwinkle, County Council Commissioners Donna Miller, Brandon Johnson and Frank J. Aguilar, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development and the Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC) announced another round of emergency aid to rental (ERA 2) to support residents of suburban Cook County who are at risk of …

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FAR Council Questions Guarantee of Adequate COVID-19 Security Protocols for Federal Contracts Clause | Burr & Forman

On September 27, 2021 Burr & Forman posted COVID-19 Vaccine Guidelines for Federal Contractors, noting that the Federal Acquisition Regulations Council was to develop a mandatory Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) clause for new contracts and solicitations exceeding the simplified acquisition threshold (currently $ 250,000.00). The FAR Council published the new …

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PAEDC pushes for new board, project moves – Port Arthur News

The journey towards finding a permanent legal advisor for the Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation continues with the appointment of a committee to review responses to a request for qualification. Three board members volunteered this week to be part of the committee: Darrell Anderson, Jerry LaBove and Christopher Smith. The …

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How local journalists exposed pandemic-related evictions – The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (en-GB)

From the start of our #ClosedDoors project, we knew we were working against the clock. Housing experts and activists had warned that despite government assurances, ending the eviction ban combined with the devastating impact of Covid could lead to a wave of homelessness. We wanted to document the scale of …

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Project Tenderloin shows serious loopholes in SF planning rules

The Board of Supes postponed until Tuesday / 5 a vote on the bizarre project at 450 O’Farrell, but the issues that were raised during the first board hearing on the deal go way beyond this. development. The background: A local Christian Science church in Tenderloin and Forge Development wants …

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Akron’s latest apartment project, Goodrich, to open by year-end

Akron’s 139-unit residential development at Canal Place – one of the largest to date – is slated to open at the end of the year under a new name, and its developer is already considering other projects in the center -city. Mentor developer Lance Osborne, chairman of Osborne Capital Group, …

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How SF tenants can cope with the wave of evictions and stay housed

The San Francisco tenant’s legal defense officer wants the landlord to hear a loud and clear message. Thursday marks the end of a statewide suspension of evictions of rent-unpaid peasants due to COVID-19 hardship, and on Friday the landlord fired tenants who didn’t pay more than ‘a quarter of the …

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