Rent Issues

COVID-19: Salvation Army calls for rent freeze, government assistance as demand for food and housing support skyrocket

The briefing illustrates the plight of Kiwis struggling with the stress of foreclosure, including those living in overcrowded or substandard housing in the private rental market, casual entrepreneurs currently unable to work, and single-parent families. There is also a cohort with health or mobility issues who struggle to access the …

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Homeless sweeps or sanitation activities? Lawyers say there is no difference

During the election campaign, Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi vowed to end the sweeps of the homeless, saying the tactic known as “compassionate disruption” has failed to tackle the causes root of the problem. The sweeps – which were carried out by the Honolulu Police Department and the city’s clean-up crews …

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Lack of logistics affecting the work of Rent Control – Public Affairs Manager

Head of Public Affairs at the Rent Control Department, Emmanuel Hovey Kporsu said the Department is unable to fulfill its mandate due to the lack of logistics needed to operate. He explained that the Department’s mandate to inspect homes and validate them for rental was not fulfilled due to the …

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A tenant-owner deadlock | Local News

Joseph Vercruysse has lived in an apartment off Pine and High Streets since 2017. His first year there went well, he said, but then he got a new neighbor in the building and things. have started to degrade. “They had asked to use our hallway to put up a sofa. …

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ON THE MONEY: When it might be a good idea to co-sign for your young adult | Business

If you are the parent of a young adult, you may be asked to co-sign a car loan or apartment lease. Before you agree, know what’s at stake – you could be putting your own financial security at risk. WHAT COSIGNING REALLY MEANS When you co-sign, you become fully responsible …

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NYCHA Seeks $ 124 Million In COVID Rent Relief

More than 5,000 NYCHA tenants have so far applied for rent assistance through New York’s COVID relief fund, prompting state officials and the public housing agency to begin work on a process streamlined bid to cover tens of millions of dollars in pandemic terms. arrears. Adi Talwar A New York …

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Shame Led Virginia on the Path to Stronger Tenant Protection | At national scale

Virginia Beach, Virginia (AP) – They did not have to appear before a judge when the four people facing deportations arrived at Virginia Beach court in early August. Instead, a lawyer representing the landlord told them their housing issues had been resolved: every tenant had caught up on their rent …

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Hawaii vacation rentals mean income and upset neighbors

Despite the spread of the delta variant, tourists flock to Hawaii for vacations. Many are booking vacation rental properties, which continue to far outperform hotels in terms of occupancy rates. Hawaii Tourism Authority Says Vacation Rentals Have Higher Occupancy Than Hotels Since October, And The Trend Continues “I’m full until …

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Despite bans, deportations in New Mexico continued during pandemic – High Country News – Know the West

Property owners and managers have filed over 11,000 eviction notices since April 2020. Jessica Columbie looks out of her bedroom window at an extended stay hotel in Albuquerque. “It’s hard,” she said. “We don’t have a family here. We don’t socialize a lot. It’s hard to get stuck in this …

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Majority of Wyoming falls under CDC expulsion moratorium extension – Sheridan Media

The majority of counties in Wyoming are currently under the recent extension of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) moratorium on evictions for communities with substantial or high community transmission of COVID-19. The CDC’s temporary order is in effect from August 3 to October 3, 2021. Affected Wyoming counties listed …

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